University of Washington Bioengineers Discover Simple Technique to Use Ordinary Paper for Cheap Point-of-Care Medical Laboratory Tests

This technique transforms ordinary paper into a biofunctional medium that could support a variety of diagnostic tests and lower the cost of clinical laboratory testing Is the clinical laboratory profession ready for a diagnostic technology that uses ordinary copy paper as the foundation for applying the reagents needed to run any number of fast, portable, accurate, and cheap medical laboratory assays? A recent technology breakthrough may make this possible in just a few years. A bioengineering...
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