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Living Chemical Detectors: Gloves Glow and Sensors Shine

Posted March 19, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

MIT researchers and engineers joined forces to develop hydrogel sheets infused with live cells that are genetically programmed to light up in the presence of certain chemicals. The research may provide new material technology for industrial, medical, and environmental sensors.

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