Northwestern Engineering researchers have developed a new smart sensor called FaceBit, which is a quarter-sized sensor that uses a tiny magnet to attach to any N95, cloth or surgical face mask.
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An antigen-based COVID-19 detection method developed in a Northwestern University laboratory demonstrated 100% accuracy in a blind test in five or fewer minutes from swab to signal.
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Researchers from UW-Madison are working on commercialization of a faster, simpler and less expensive alternative to PCR tests for detecting COVID-19, which could be adapted to other infectious diseases.
MIT engineers have designed a nanotube-based sensor that can detect COVID-19 without any antibody and could be used for other pandemic, improving worker health.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a marked effect on the speed of digitalization across the industrial and manufacturing sectors.
A specific ultraviolet (UV) wavelength was found to be effective in killing the COVID-19 virus as well as other respiratory viruses while still being safe for public use.
Capacity and supply-chain strategies help manufactures remain competitive
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