NanoSensors Initiate Testing of Carbon Nanotubes Devices

Sep 18, 2006, 01:00 ET from NanoSensors, Inc.

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NanoSensors,
 Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   NNSR.OB), a nanotechnology development company
 that develops instruments and sensors to detect explosives, chemical and
 biological agents announced today that it has initiated the laboratory
 testing of carbon nanotube devices for the purpose of characterization of
 these devices as field-effect transistors (FET) to detect specific targeted
 agents. The first testing will be done for targeted bacteria, salmonella
 and e-coli, to determine detection sensitivity and functionalization
     The FETs are basically sensors on silicon chip configuration in which
 the carbon nanotubes are connected between two junctions on a silicon
 substrate. The devices are functionalized by placing a minute drop of host
 material close to the carbon nanotubes to attract the targeted agent. Once
 the targeted agent adheres to the host material, the electrical signal of
 the sensor is altered. The Company conducted preliminary laboratory tests
 on carbon nanotube platforms earlier this year to detect a selected
 targeted bacterium in order to determine the preliminary feasibility of
 devoting further resources to this technology. Based on the favorable
 preliminary results of such testing, the Company determined to acquire
 additional rights for this technology and to subject it to the additional
 testing described above.
     Management believes that the opportunity of using carbon nanotube
 devices to develop and produce advanced sensor products is very promising.
 The Company believes that one major advantage of this technology is the
 expected time efficiency in the development of new sensor products since
 carbon nanotube-based sensors devices can be functionalized in a one-step
 process of simply applying the host material in the vicinity of the carbon
 nanotubes. This process is expected to be substantially simpler when
 compared to the multiple-step functionalization processes required with
 other sensor platforms.
     About NanoSensors, Inc.
     NanoSensors, Inc. was incorporated in December, 2003 and is a
 nanotechnology development company based in Santa Clara, California. The
 Company's principal business is the development, manufacturing and
 marketing of sensors and instruments to detect explosive (X), chemical (C)
 and biological (B) agents ("XCB"), along with the management of
 intellectual property derived there from that will enable NanoSensors to
 create nanoscale devices.
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 meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and
 Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are
 subject to the safe harbors created thereby. These forward-looking
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 that could cause the actual future results of the Company to be materially
 different from such forward looking statements. These forward-looking
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