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Laser Nanosensor Can Detect Bacteria In Minutes

This tiny device could eventually measure tumor cells, too.<p>A new matchbox-sized nanosensor can scan for the presence of bacteria and tell if an antibiotic is effective within a few minutes, rather than the days or weeks that conventional testing methods require.<p>Researchers at EPFL, the Swiss …

How to discover an antibiotic: a historian's guide

Historians of science and medicine are often terrible killjoys when it comes to great stories about discovery and genius. We've been quick to point …

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Common Sweetener Could Help Treat Parkinson's Disease

Mannitol, a plant-produced sweetener used in gum and candies, has proven effective at blocking production of a Parkinson's-related protein.<p>A sweetener produced by most plants could hold the key to treating Parkinson's disease, a recent paper in the <i>Journal of Biological Chemistry</i> asserts.<p>Mannitol, a …

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