Topic: Diagnostics

Freshman Researchers Receive Grant for Malaria Diagnostics

June 9, 2015
FRI participant and faculty member Tim Riedel develop DiY diagnostics

Undergraduate researchers will create diagnostics to test mosquitos for blood-borne pathogens such as malaria, dengue fever and chikungunya virus.

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Origami meets public health with the oPAD

June 1, 2012
Origami meets public health with the oPAD

Origami-Inspired Paper Sensor Could Test for Malaria and HIV for Less than 10 Cents, Report Chemists

March 8, 2012

Inspired by the paper-folding art of origami, chemists at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a 3-D paper sensor that may be able to test for diseases such as malaria and HIV for less than 10 cents a pop.

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Saliva Can Help Diagnose Heart Attack, Study Shows

April 16, 2008

Early diagnosis of a heart attack may now be possible using only a few drops of saliva and a new nano-bio-chip, a multi-institutional team led by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin reported at a recent meeting of the American Association for Dental Research.

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