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NUS engineers invent smartphone device that detects harmful algae in 15 minutes

19:00 EST 6 Nov 2019 | AAAS

(National University of Singapore) A team of engineers from the National University of Singapore has developed a highly sensitive system that uses a smartphone to rapidly detect the presence of toxin-producing algae in water within 15 minutes. This technological breakthrough could play a big role in preventing the spread of harmful microorganisms in aquatic environments, which could threaten global public health and cause environmental problems.

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