A Medical Test for the Third World

A Medical Test for the Third World
Scott Lachut, PSFK Labs
  • 24 december 2008

A team of Harvard University chemists have developed a simple technology that takes an expensive medical device know as a microfluidic chip and puts it within reach of the third world.  Using paper and double-sided tape as opposed to rubbers or plastics that require multimillion dollar fabrication equipment, these chips can eventually be made widely available for mere pennies on the dollar.    

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