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New fluorescent biosensor detects glyphosate herbicide in soil, water samples

A researcher at Indiana University South Bend and his undergraduate students have developed a biosensor that could potentially be incorporated into devices that continuously monitor for a popular herbicide during food screening or water and soil treatment.  Shahir S. Rizk's biosensor detects glyphosate, which has been found to significantly increase the risk of developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer of the immune system.  Read more....



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