Biochip diagnoses HIV/AIDS

Engineering in the News


12/4/2013

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Medical Daily (Dec. 4) -- A new sensor technology developed by researchers at the University of Illinois and collaborators at Daktari Diagnostics can diagnose HIV/AIDS using just a drop of blood. The device could provide less costly, easy-to-use, immediate disease diagnostics, especially useful in remote areas of the world and locations with limited resources. Also: ScienceBlog (Dec. 4), Voice of America (Dec. 5), AllAfrica (from Voice of America; Washington, D.C., Dec. 5), News-Gazette (Dec. 10), ASEE FirstBell (Dec. 12), SingularityHUB (Jan. 4), DVICE (New York City, Jan. 8).

A new sensor technology developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and collaborators at Daktari Diagnostics can diagnose HIV/AIDS using just a drop of blood. The device could provide less costly, easy-to-use, immediate disease diagnostics, especially useful in remote areas of the world and locations with limited resources. - See more at: http://engineering.illinois.edu/news/article/6001#sthash.qyBH0dpK.dpuf

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