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    A sensor that measures the concentration of viruses in minutes could make possible a handheld device that cheaply and quickly spots pathogens.

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  • New Optical Glucose Sensor

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    A device that controls the direction of heat flow could one day have valuable uses in microelectronics and energy-efficient buildings.

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    A semiconductor material with three energy bands uses more sunlight, by trapping low-energy photons.

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