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Contact: Chris Emery
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Princeton University, Engineering School

Biosensor Chip

Caption: An electronic chip developed by the Princeton engineers is coated with antimicrobial peptides from the skin of an African frog. When the peptides come in contact with bacterial contaminates the chip generates an electric signal as a warning.

Credit: Photo: Frank Wojciechowski

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