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Credit-Card-Sized “Microlab” Detects COVID-19 in Minutes

Submitted by sbnormand on November 13, 2020 - 01:33 PM

With rising rates of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations throughout the US and the world, healthcare personnel need a faster, more reliable, and cost-efficient test to evaluate populations. Now a "microlab" device has been created that detects the presence of the novel coronavirus in minutes by utilizing the gene-editing technique CRISPR as a "lab on a chip."

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Futurity

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Andrew Myers-Stanford

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