Nanomushroom Biosensors (Illustration) (image) Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University Share Print E-Mail Caption Schematic illustration of cells (blue mountain-like shapes) on top of nanoscale mushroom-like structures with silicone dioxide stems and gold caps, which have the potential to detect cell proliferation in real-time. Credit OIST Usage Restrictions Free for anyone to re-use, but must be credited to OIST. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License. Share Print E-Mail 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.