Sensor checks blood sugar levels by measuring saliva

January 2012
Engineer (Online Edition);1/23/2012, p1
A report related to a sensor, that can check blood sugar levels by measuring glucose concentrations in saliva, which has been developed by researchers at Brown University in the U.S. is presented. It describes the technique which has been incorporated in the creation of sensor including use of convergence of nanotechnology and surface plasmonics. It explains how researchers have carved a slit for the sensor and discusses its advantages.


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