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Near real-time, autonomous detection of marine bacterioplankton on a coastal mooring in Monterey Bay, California, using rRNA-targeted DNA probes.
A sandwich hybridization assay (SHA) was developed to detect 16S rRNAs indicative of phylogenetically distinct groups of marine bacterioplankton in a 96-well plate format as well as low-densityExpand
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Simultaneous monitoring of faecal indicators and harmful algae using an in‐situ autonomous sensor
Faecal indicator bacteria (FIB) and harmful algal blooms (HABs) threaten the health and the economy of coastal communities worldwide. Emerging automated sampling technologies combined with molecularExpand
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The Environmental Sample Processor (ESP) - An Autonomous Robotic Device for Detecting Microorganisms Remotely using Molecular Probe Technology
We are developing an instrument to conduct molecular biological analyses below the ocean surface, autonomously. The device is known as the Environmental Sample Processor, or ESP. The system is basedExpand
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Greenhouse Gas Emission Evaluation of the GTL Pathway.
Gas to liquids (GTL) products have the potential to replace petroleum-derived products, but the efficacy with which any sustainability goals can be achieved is dependent on the lifecycle impacts ofExpand
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The 2ndGeneratilon Environmental Sample Processor:- Evolution of a Robot'ic Underwater Biochemilcal Laboratory
Many of the diagnostic protocols for detecting molecular signatures share an overlapping set of requirements, such as collecting, concentrating, preserving and disrupting cells, applying a series ofExpand
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Deep water instrument for microbial identification, quantification, and archiving
A deep ocean robotic platform capable of in situ microbial identification and quantification at depths to 4000 m has been developed. The platform is a free benthic lander, containing a low pressureExpand
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