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April 12, 2024

Prototype electronic sensor detects cancer drug

This prototype electronic sensor emits current when it detects the anticancer drug afimoxifene. Researchers created the device to demonstrate a new method that could lower the cost of automated dosing systems for chemotherapies and other drugs.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants DGE 1828869 and EFMA 2223678.]

Learn more in the Rice University news story Rice breakthrough could make automated dosing systems universal. (Date of image: 2024; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: April 12, 2024)

Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University

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