UTA Professor Invents Breath Monitor To Detect Flu

Daily News Article - March 6, 2017


1. Define biomarker and nanotechnology as used in the article.

2. The first paragraph of a news article should answer the questions who, what, where and when. List the who, what, where and when of this news item. (NOTE: The remainder of a news article provides details on the why and/or how.)

3. How does Dr. Gouma’s invention work? What current devices is it similar to?

4. What is the potential for Dr. Gouma’s device? (And how does Dr. Gouma explain its potential?) Be specific.

5. How did Dr. Gouma and her team determine the biomarkers needed to detect the flu? Be specific.

6. In addition to Dr. Gouma’s research, for what additional uses have the UTA engineering faculty applied nanotechnology?

7. In what way does this article inspire you?