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Medicine Science

Three Ground-Breaking Miniature Biosensors 18

kkleiner writes "Over the past few years, several research teams have developed increasingly smaller and cheaper biosensors with improved detection capabilities and faster turnaround times. Whether you are a doctor diagnosing patients in the rural areas of Africa or a Homeland Security agent working to thwart an act of bioterrorism, one of these little devices should be your sidekick."
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Three Ground-Breaking Miniature Biosensors

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    by TaggartAleslayer (840739) on Thursday July 01, 2010 @02:37AM (#32753782)

    I read this as Three Ground-Breaking Minotaur Binosauruses. I didn't know what it meant, but I smiled and clicked anyway. I dunno. I expected horns and scales or something.

    Then I wondered if there were a dinosaur named Binosaurus, so I googled "Binosauruses" and there was a single return. So I clicked it. After the purple burned my retina, I closed it and RTFA, "Fast, small and cheap. No, I’m not describing the latest compact sports cars..."

    It started with a car analogy. I just gave up at that point.

  • by L4t3r4lu5 (1216702) on Thursday July 01, 2010 @06:11AM (#32754620)
    By any chance did you experiment with mind-altering substances in the 60's?

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