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New blood-analysis chip detects disease in minutes

Researchers at U.C. Berkeley are working on new chip that could analyze a drop of blood to detect hundreds of illnesses, including HIV, all at once and in minutes. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

By March 30, 2011

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Blood analysis chip could aid global health care

HIV, Malaria, even cancer. Imagine testing for all of these illnesses at the same time with just one drop of blood and in the span of 10 minutes. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some university researchers working to make that a reality.

By March 30, 2011

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Living 'gut-on-a-chip' to help study intestinal disorders

The silicon polymer device, lined by living, human cells, mimics the 3D structures, behaviors, and environment of the human intestine.

By March 28, 2012

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Snap cholesterol selfies with new smartphone app, device

Few home cholesterol test kits separate out "good" cholesterol from "bad" cholesterol, but a new smartphone app and attachment aims to give home testers a clearer picture of their actual cholesterol health.

By December 17, 2013

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Wireless blood-test implant sends data to smartphones

Scientists at École Polytechnique have developed a tiny, wireless implant that can monitor a patient's blood, sending results to the doctor via Bluetooth to a smartphone app.

By March 19, 2013

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Sensor promises disease detection with naked eye

Low-cost color-coded sensor out of the U.K. could let doctors in developing countries detect the presence of viruses including HIV at a glance.

By October 31, 2012

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Plucking cancer cells from blood via microfluidics

A new gadget can capture and culture circulating cancer cells shed by a tumor, providing important data about cancer progression and how patients respond to treatment.

By April 25, 2012

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Turning toys into cheap, effective medical gear

MIT's Jose Gomez-Marquez stops by CNET to demonstrate how medical devices for the developing world can be made from ordinary items such as Lego pieces and bike pumps.

By August 17, 2011

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BACtrack Mobile Breathalyzer

If you aren’t turned off by its questionable social-sharing features, the advanced BACtrack Mobile Breathalyzer is a compelling tool that can help minimize overindulging.

June 18, 2013

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Silicone chipmaker fights for patent rights, IPO

Biochips, or silicone microchips that speed up lab tests, can help researchers analyze the genetic makeup of an unborn child. They can also spark drama in the courts.

By June 12, 2008