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  • Study: Portable, point-of-care COVID-19 test could bypass the lab

    Top and bottom views of a microfluidic cartridge

    Illinois researchers developed a microfluidic cartridge for a 30-minute COVID-19 test. The cartridges are 3D-printed and could be manufactured quickly.

    Photo courtesy of Bill King


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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Rashid Bashir, email To reach Brian Cunningham, email To reach Bill King, email

    The paper “Rapid isothermal amplification and portable detection system for SARS-CoV-2” is available online.

    DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2014739117