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Episode 277: Using optical science to detect COVID-19

Researchers are looking for new ways to detect COVID-19.

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Using optical science to detect COVID-19

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University of Arizona scientist Judith Su spoke with Leslie Tolbert, Ph.D Regent's Professor Emerita in Neuroscience at the University of Arizona.

Millions are being vaccinated for COVID-19, but some researchers are looking for new ways to detect it. University of Arizona scientist Judith Su is searching for a method to find the disease at the molecular level. If successful, the coronavirus could be detected through sensors that can deliver results within a minute.

Judith Su spoke with Leslie Tolbert, Ph.D Regent's Professor Emerita in Neuroscience at the University of Arizona.

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