Using a smartphone to detect harmful bacteria in food?
By Canadian Packaging staffDesign & Innovation Food Safety General food safety testing Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT MIT News
A new test created by MIT could provide a cheaper and faster method for food processors to test product than current food tests.
Using a smartphone and two-faced Janus emulsions to test for harmful bacteria in food products, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) research team could provide on-site detection that is fast, inexpensive and, best of all, user-friendly.
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Image above: Jose-Luis Olivares/MIT (droplet images courtesy of Qifan Zhang).