• Blood Test Only Needs a Drop and a Smartphone for Results

    10 days ago - By IEEE Spectrum

    The phrase “from a single drop of blood” is full of both promise and peril for researchers trying to integrate clinical-quality medical testing technology with consumer devices like smartphones. While university researchers and commercial startups worldwide continue to introduce innovative new consumer-friendly takes on tests that have resided in laboratories for decades, the collective memory of the fraud perpetrated by those behind Theranos's discredited blood-testing platform is still pervasive. “What are you claiming from a single drop of blood?” says Shyamnath Gollakota , director of...
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