Gallery: $1 Pocket-Sized Blood Lab Can Accurately Detect HIV


A credit card-sized plastic chip created by researchers at Columbia University could radically increase the availability of diagnostic tests able to identify HIV and syphillis in the developing world. The device, known as the mChip, costs only $1 to produce, and requires a simple pinprick of blood to accurately determine whether or not an individual has HIV.

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