The 'Gold' Standard

Marissa Gebhard | June 26, 2013 | Notre Dame Department of Biological Sciences

Mac Fraser and James Carter, biology

Half of the world’s population is at risk of dengue virus infection. The disease infects 50 million to 100 million people per year.

University of Notre Dame biologists are reporting the development of an easy-to-use, low-cost method of detecting dengue virus in mosquitoes based on gold nanoparticles. Their research is published in Virology Journal this week.

Read more at the Notre Dame Department of Biological Sciences

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