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Researchers Create Method for More Sensitive Electrochemical Sensors

January 16, 2013

Vinayak Dravid A Northwestern University research team and partners in India recently developed a new method for amplifying signals in graphene-based electrochemical sensors, a step that could make the sensors more sensitive at lower detection ranges. Full Story

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