Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Custom proteins for malaria diagnostics

A global health organization and state-of-the-art laboratory at The University of Queensland are collaborating to support the development and evaluation of point-of-care diagnostics for malaria with new custom-made proteins.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chip simplifies COVID-19 testing, delivers results on a phone

COVID-19 can be diagnosed in 55 minutes or less with the help of programmed magnetic nanobeads and a diagnostic tool that plugs into an off-the-shelf cell phone, according to Rice University engineers.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sensor can detect scarred or fatty liver tissue

About 25 percent of the U.S. population suffers from fatty liver disease, a condition that can lead to fibrosis of the liver and, eventually, liver failure.

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