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Researchers from the German Fraunhofer Institute, together with the Technical University of Berlin, have developed a quick test that can detect antibodies against the coronavirus within 15 minutes. Biosensors based on graphene oxide can also detect other bacterial and viral infections. In connection with certification, the researchers expect the device to become available in one year’s time.

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Author profile picture Arnoud Cornelissen has for many years been writing about science and technology in, among others, various Dutch newspapers.