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Rare earth doped metal oxide sensor for the multimodal detection of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) (2020)
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Fois, M., Cox, T., Ratcliffe, N., & de Lacy Costello, B. (2021). Rare earth doped metal oxide sensor for the multimodal detection of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 330, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2020.129264

Heated metal oxide sensors have been widely studied for their ability to give a reversible change in the electrical resistance following the interaction with a volatile compound. Another feature is their inherent cataluminescence (CTL) properties whe... Read More about Rare earth doped metal oxide sensor for the multimodal detection of volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

Neuromorphic liquid marbles with aqueous carbon nanotube cores (2019)
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Whiting, J. G., De Lacy Costello, B. P., Draper, T. C., Mayne, R., Adamatzky, A., Draper, T. C., …Fullarton, C. (2019). Neuromorphic liquid marbles with aqueous carbon nanotube cores. Langmuir, 35, 13182-13188. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b02552

Neuromorphic computing devices attempt to emulate features of biological nervous systems through mimicking the properties of synapses, towards implementing the emergent properties of their counterparts, such as learning. Inspired by recent advances i... Read More about Neuromorphic liquid marbles with aqueous carbon nanotube cores.

The use of a gas chromatography-sensor system combined with advanced statistical methods, towards the diagnosis of urological malignancies (2016)
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Aggio, R. B. M., De Lacy Costello, B., White, P., Khalid, T., Ratcliffe, N. M., Persad, R., & Probert, C. S. J. (2016). The use of a gas chromatography-sensor system combined with advanced statistical methods, towards the diagnosis of urological malignancies. Journal of Breath Research, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1088/1752-7155/10/1/017106

© 2016 IOP Publishing Ltd. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers. Serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is used to aid the selection of men undergoing biopsies. Its use remains controversial. We propose a GC-sensor algorithm system for cl... Read More about The use of a gas chromatography-sensor system combined with advanced statistical methods, towards the diagnosis of urological malignancies.

Volatile organic compounds from feces and their potential for diagnosis of gastrointestinal disease (2007)
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Garner, C. E., Smith, S., De Lacy Costello, B., White, P., Spencer, R., Probert, C. S., & Ratcliffe, N. M. (2007). Volatile organic compounds from feces and their potential for diagnosis of gastrointestinal disease. FASEB Journal, 21(8), 1675-1688. https://doi.org/10.1096/fj.06-6927com

Little is known about the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in feces and their potential health consequences. Patients and healthcare professionals have observed that feces often smell abnormal during gastrointestinal disease. The aim of this work wa... Read More about Volatile organic compounds from feces and their potential for diagnosis of gastrointestinal disease.