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Novel virus-based colorimetric sensor can show true colors of airborne threats

Novel virus-based colorimetric sensor can show true colors of airborne threats

In an exciting new study, scientists at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology in Korea use genetically engineered viruses to fabricate highly efficient colorimetric sensors, which indicate the presence of specific harmful substances through intuitive color changes. Their design holds a lot of promise for the easy detection of hazardous industrial chemicals and airborne environmental pollutants.

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