I don't do all that many news stories these days, but I did pick up this one from the lab of my old friend and astrobiology co-author Kevin Plaxco, as it is a further step on a path I have followed since the beginnings more than a decade ago.
So the latest news is that electronic aptamer sensors can now work inside a living, moving mammal, as you can read in Chemistry World today:
Previous steps on the way:
Chemists crack cocaine detection Chemistry World 2006
MEDIC to kick-start personalised medicine revolution Chemistry World 2013
Biosensors in real time Feature in Chemistry & Industry 2014, No. 4, pp42-45.
Aptamerensoren für kontinuierliche Bluttests Chemie in unserer Zeit 2014,48, 88