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Sensor That Detects Antibiotics, Pesticides In Food Developed In North Texas

Right now, the Department of Bioengineering at The University of Texas at Dallas is testing a new device that could help consumers know the exact quantity of antibiotics or pesticides in their foods.  “The accuracy is tuned to 95% to 99% accuracy says Professor Shalini Prasad, whose team is developing the low-cost sensor.  Researchers working on the sensor say it could empower them to make better-informed decisions about what to buy.  Read more...

 

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