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Team Challenge 2017 outomes

last modified Jul 23, 2018 10:15 AM
2017 student cohort successfully concludes team challenge

The 2017 student cohort has presented the outcomes from this year's team challenge: a quantitative sensor for measuring arsenic concentration in drinking water.

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 The team of 13 students combined synthetic biology, engineering and chemistry to demonstrate an easy to use sensor which can provide accurate readings in minutes on-site by untrained users and without dangerous chemicals.

The project was sponsored by

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