Claire Chu

Claire Chu

Sep 16, 2016

Group 6 Copy 37
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Drinking water contaminated by metals, most notably lead, poses health risks to children and adults alike. However, commercially available at-home detection systems cost about $30 per test. Given the recent lead scare in Flint, Michigan and high levels of lead in many cities across the world, we plan to create a inexpensive biosensor suitable for use at home.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    The LilBubome - Sequencing LilBub's Magical Genome

    LilBub is a magical critter: she's a lovely cat with an extraordinary appearance. Her special traits are...

    Probiotics for plants? Fighting insects by boosting corn immune systems

    Beneficial soil microorganisms can boost the plant immune system. We want to know if farming practices that...

    Keep the Suns shining in Guyana: Recovering the Sun Conure (Sun parakeet)

    The Sun Conure, Aratinga solstitialis, is vanishing. Wildlife trafficking has nearly eliminated this beautiful...

    Backer Badge Funded