Here is the science news, relating to George Mason University and the College of Science for the month of January 2018: (more…)
Join us at 2 p.m. on December 20, 2017, as we hear from Alessandra Luchini and Lance Liotta, Mason scientists from CAPMM, who developed a nanotechnology-based urine test that could lead to early TB detection.
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Scientists at George Mason University have developed a nanotechnology that for the first time can measure a sugar molecule in urine that identifies tuberculosis with high sensitivity and specificity, setting the stage for a rapid, highly accurate and far less-invasive urine test of the disease that could potentially prove to be the difference between life and death in many underdeveloped parts of the world.