Soil and Water

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A fluorescent sensor for Hg_+ detection

 

Sensors that can detect mercury with high sensitivity and selectivity are very useful in preventing mercury poisoning as well as understanding its distribution....

A DNA-Cleaving DNAzyme-Based Fluorescent Sensor for Cu_+ Detection

 

Copper is a widely used metal that can leak into the environment through various routes. In low concentrations, copper is an essential nutrient; however, exposure...

Quantum Dot Encoding of Aptamer-Linked Nanostructures for One Pot Simultltaneous Detection of Multltiple Analytes

 

Nanoparticle-based colormetric biosensors allow onsite, real-time qualitative or semi-quantitative detection without complicated analytical instruments. Their...

A Method for Precise Control of Alignment of Nanomaterials on a DNA Template

 

The field of materials science has recently gained the ability to assemble singly-functional nanomaterials to DNA backbones; however, future applications for this...

MetroFlow: Framework for Modeling the Chicago Area Waterway System

 

Professor Marcelo Garcia and his extensive team of fellow researchers and graduate students has developed new software to model combined sewer systems and...