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Diagnostic Device Has Been Printed

May 31, 2017

Researchers from the product design and development department at Cambridge Consultants, a UK-based company that develops medical products, created the technology to make it happen. Using inkjet printing technology, the device is developed [more...]

Rainbow Seed Fund Invests in AgPlus Diagnostics

October 2, 2016

Rainbow Seed Fund, an early-stage venture capital fund focused on promising technologies developed at the UK’s largest publicly funded research facilities and campuses, today announces its investment into AgPlus Diagnostics, a technology [more...]

Portable Microscope Could Speed Sepsis Detection

September 5, 2016

A portable microscope, developed as part of a scalable, point-of-care, label-free microarray platform, may offer more rapid detection of sepsis and other infections caused by bacteria, ultimately saving millions of lives each year. The [more...]

Penn Engineers Develop $2 Portable Zika Test

July 14, 2016

Microfluidic device for zika test (Image credit: University of Pennsylvania) University of Pennsylvania engineers have developed a rapid, low-cost genetic test for the Zika virus. The $2 testing device, about the size of a soda can, does [more...]

Paper Diagnostic Tests Could Save Thousands of Lives

March 28, 2016

DFA Livertest: Postage stamp-sized paper tests developed by the non-profit Diagnostics for All can screen for drug toxicity by measuring enzymes produced by liver cells (Courtesy of Diagnostics for All, Inc.) When someone with a high fever [more...]
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