A portable ‘paper machine’ can diagnose disease for less than $2

15 julio 2015

In the US and other industrialized nations, testing for infectious diseases and cancer often requires expensive equipment and highly trained specialists. In countries where resources are limited, performing the same diagnostics is far more challenging. To address this disparity, scientists are developing a portable, low-cost ‘paper machine’ for point-of-care detection of infectious diseases, genetic conditions and cancer.img src=»http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciencedaily/~4/KGMo10IkZ58″ height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/