Low-cost smartphone device seeks out Zika

A new low-cost, portable device can quickly detect Zika and other mosquito-borne viruses using an everyday ...

Scientists have already used smartphones to combat the Zika virus, in the form of a grid computing system that puts idle processors to work searching for a cure, but new work from Sandia National Laboratories is a little more direct. A team there has developed a low-cost, portable device for quickly detecting Zika and similar viruses in a sample, driven by a smartphone app.

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