Faster diagnostics through cheap, ultra-portable blood testing


Blood tests are important diagnostic tools. They accurately tease-out vanishingly small concentrations of proteins and other molecules that help give a picture of overall health or signal the presence of specific diseases. Current testing procedures,…

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Microscope on the go: Cheap, portable, dual-mode microscope uses holograms, not lenses


Related images(click to enlarge) To serve remote areas of the world, doctors, nurses and field workers need equipment that is portable, versatile, and relatively inexpensive. Now researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles…

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