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Lab on a chip turns smart phones into mobile disease clinics

Amazing!

Researchers have designed a cheap, easy-to-use smart phone attachment that can test patients for multiple deadly infectious diseases in 15 minutes.

via Lab on a chip turns smart phones into mobile disease clinics | Science/AAAS | News.

Another step closer to the Tricorder.

The killer dental app for computers in the 90s was charting and practice management. The next frontier will be diagnostics. Digitizing the process of diagnosis for both medicine and dentistry will improve the quality of care, speed up treatment; make it vastly more accessible and lower costs.

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