Researchers in London develop a DIY STI test that you can use through your iPhone.

In response to a 36% ‘epidemic’ jump in reported cases of STIs over the past nine years,  the UK government has invested nine-million dollars to develop an easy, on-the-go STI test you can take from the privacy of your iPhone.

Researcher Tariq Sadiq and his team at St. George’s University of London, along with partners at a number of other UK universities, are currently working out a prototype for the hardware, but the goal is for users to be able to plug the eSTI² device straight into their smartphones and computers to get instant results.

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