Salmonella Test (image) Rice University Caption The small device seen under a magnifying glass is an array of microcantilevers. Rice University scientists are decorating the array with peptides that capture strains of salmonella. The technique could make the detection of pathogens much faster and easier for food-manufacturing plants. Credit Jeff Fitlow/Rice University Usage Restrictions For news reporting purposes only. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.