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Sentinel Bioactive Paper Network: Simple and Reliable New Test for E-coli – VIP Paper

As researchers push to make pathogen tests better, faster and cheaper, they sometimes forget one thing: simple is often best.

Dr. Yingfu Li, Sentinel Bioactive Paper Network researcher at McMaster University, and his team have developed an easy, quick, cheap test for E. coli based on the well-known litmus test that everybody remembers from high school chemistry class. As far as they know, this is the first time the litmus test has been put into an entirely new use.

Read more at: http://www.bioactivepaper.com/761/

 

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