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By Shane Lasley
Metal Tech News 

Graphene enables rapid COVID-19 testing

Rapid, easy test could bring back gatherings, open economies Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – August 5, 2020

Series: COVID-19 | Story 18

Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:44pm

Graphene Leaders Canada rapid novel coronavirus Covid saliva test


Graphene Leaders Canada has developed a graphene-enhanced sensor that can reliably detect the presence of COVID-19 in seconds by testing saliva.

An easily administered COVID-19 test that delivers accurate results nearly instantaneously would be a game-changing technology that could slow the spread of the virus as governments look to re-open economies. One Canada-based technology company says it has developed such a test, thanks to the special properties of graphene.

Consisting of a single layer of carbon atoms arrange in a hexagonal lat...

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