Friday, February 26, 2016

Material enables more reliable, meaningful self-screening

Paper-based diagnostics enable rapid medical test results at minimal cost — and now they're about to get even better. A new synthetic paper could enable simultaneous screenings for multiple conditions, with more reliable results. Scientists say that the new synthetic paper provides an optimal control of chemistry and fluid flow, and some of the possibilities include combined pregnancy and HIV self-testing, with a single sample.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily

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