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2019
17 JUN

Safer drinking water can improve health for millions of people

Hazardous substances in water resources, either occurring naturally or coming from industrial pollution, have reached alarming levels in recent years. Researchers at...

Sensors Biotechnology and biochemistry Water supply Health and diseases Environment and pollution
20 FEB

Cars to report on road condition

Leveraging modern car technology to continuously collect road data may help produce real-time digital images of road maintenance needs.

Mapping and surveying Data analysis Sensors Mathematical modelling Mobility
2018
04 SEP

DTU student team develops antibiotics sensor for the SensUs competition in Eindhoven

DeTectUs, a team of ten DTU students will enter the SensUs competition 2018 in Eindhoven in September with their newly developed biosensing system for detection...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Micro and nanotechnology Sensors
14 JUN

Smart golf balls for bioindustry

A free-flowing sensor monitors the processes in large production tanks. The sensor has been developed by Freesense , a small start-up company

Innovation and product development Chemical engineering Biological systems Sensors
05 MAR

Magnetic biosensor array simplifies the detection of genetic and epigenetic abnormalities...

In standard settings, the analysis of each DNA modification requires a carefully optimised assay that runs under specific conditions. This increases cost and labour and...

Micro and nanotechnology Sensors
12 JAN

45 MDKK. for projects in health

With grants from the Novo Nordisk Foundation, DTU scientists will gain new knowledge within functions of the brain, nerve damages in the ear and bacteria in the gut...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Sensors
2017
03 OCT

Quantum computers demand new encryption

Data which is confidential today will no longer be secure when quantum computers arrive. However, researchers have a solution ready in advance—quantum cryptography.

Quantum theory and atomic physics Sensors Systems and data security
05 SEP

Snout on a chip detects explosives

DTU is ready with a prototype for a chemical “sniffer system” for the detection of criminal substances like narcotics and explosives.

Physics Sensors Micro and nanotechnology