11 January 2011

Engineering team invents lab-on-a-chip for fast, inexpensive blood tests

While most blood tests require shipping a vial of blood to a laboratory for analysis and waiting several days for the results, a new device invented by a team of engineers and students at the University of Rhode Island uses just a pinprick of blood in a portable device that provides results in less than 30 minutes.

published: Monday, January 10, 2011 - 03:23 in Health; Medicine

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