FAU develops simplified COVID-19 diagnostic method to ramp up widespread testing

IMAGE: Sean Paz, co-author and a graduate student in FAU’s Schmidt College of Medicine, loads COVID-19 tests in a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) machine. This laboratory apparatus is most commonly used… view more  Credit: Florida Atlantic University To properly monitor and help curb the spread of COVID-19, several millions of diagnostic tests are required daily in […]

Research develops new theoretical approach to manipulate light

The quest to discover pioneering new ways in which to manipulate how light travels through electromagnetic materials has taken a new, unusual twist. An innovative research project, carried out by experts from the University of Exeter, has developed a new theoretical approach to force light to travel through electromagnetic materials without any reflection. The discovery […]

Scientist develops new way to test for COVID-19 antibodies — ScienceDaily

When Dr. Stephen Smith of Seattle Children’s Research Institute came down with muscle aches, gastrointestinal distress and a sudden loss of smell in late February, he suspected he had COVID-19. The testing criteria had yet to be expanded to include individuals with Smith’s symptoms and so he did what many scientists with his expertise would […]