University Researchers Develop Tree Disease Detection Device

A new device developed by University of Minnesota researchers will make it easier for experts to identify a deadly tree disease.

Researchers are working on a handheld device that uses nanotechnology to test for oak wilt, a disease threatening Minnesota forests. They hope to have the product on the market in a year.

A team headed by University bioproducts and biosystems engineering assistant professor Abdennour Abbas has been working on the device for three years. read more >>