Bioengineering Professor Rohit Bhargava is part of a team of researchers at Illinois who have reported a breakthrough for simultaneous structural and chemical characterization of samples at the femtogram level (a femtogram is one quadrillionth of a gram) and below. This news has received wide-spread press in the scientific community. Nanotechnology and Development News, (March 30, 2008), Chemie.De Information Services (Berlin, Germany, March 31, 2008), Medical News Today (Bexhill-on-Sea, England, March 29, 2008), Science Centric (April 1 2008), LabTechnologist.com (April 2, 2008)
Dr. Bhargava has also recently received attention for his translational research on cancer tumor identification with infrared spectroscopy.
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