Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Tiny Chip Made of Paper Diagnoses Diseases and Costs Just a Penny

"Existing lab-on-a-chip designs can put the power of testing in the palm of your hand, but an upcoming model may represent the cheapest and most colorful one yet. A Harvard University chemist has created a prototype "chip" technology out of paper that could help diagnose HIV, malaria, tuberculosis and other diseases for just a penny each time, according to CNN."

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