Take a look at how portable, long-read nanopore sequencing can be applied to the study of hepatitis B virus.
Browsing: Emerging Technologies
Recent technological advancements have allowed organoids to become a viable research tool for a wide range of development and disease models. Here, we look at some of the research that’s been done in infectious diseases and delve into what the future of organoids might look like.
In line with our focus this month on emerging technologies, we spoke to Eugene Koonin, Senior Investigator at the National Center for Biotechnology Information, about metagenomics and how it can be used to understand more about the global virome.
N-TB – first-of-kind app launched for nutritional assessment and counselling of tuberculosis patients
World TB Day has seen the launch of the N-TB app, a first-of-kind tool to help healthcare providers in the nutritional assessment and counselling of adult patients with tuberculosis.
Rapid detection and identification of pathogens is crucial to combat biothreat agents. Here, we take a look at some of the emerging technologies and how they could be used to diagnose disease for civilian biodefense.
We speak to the Aaron Hoyles, the Program Manager of Break Dengue about their disease-surveillance tool, Dengue Track, eHealth and their plans for the future.
In this editorial, the authors dicuss how mobile phones have the potential to transform traditional uses of imaging, sensing and diagnostic systems, especially for point-of-care applications and field settings.
In this interview to mark World TB Day Madhukar Pai discusses the challenges surrounding TB case detection and the future of TB diagnostics.