Researchers develop graphene nano ‘tweezers’ that can grab individual biomolecules

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12/06/2017 02:18 PM EST

grapheme tweezers

Researchers from the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering have found yet another remarkable use for the wonder material graphene — tiny electronic “tweezers” that can grab biomolecules floating in water with incredible efficiency. This capability could lead to a revolutionary handheld disease diagnostic system that could be run on a smart phone.

Full story at https://cse.umn.edu/news-release/researchers-develop-graphene-nano-tweezers-can-grab-individual-biomolecules/

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University of Minnesota

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