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New, carbon-nanotube tool for ultra-sensitive virus detection and identification

(Penn State) A new tool, which uses a forest-like stand of carbon nanotubes that can be tuned to trap viruses selectively by their size, can speed the process of identifying newly-emerging viruses. The achievement by an interdisciplinary team of scientists at Penn State University, will be published in the Oct. 7, 2016, edition of the journal Science Advances.
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