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Lensless Microscope for Diagnostics

Changhuei Yang of the California Institute of Technology in the U.S. will evaluate the feasibility of using a "microscope on a chip" along with a hand-held reader to detect and analyze cells and parasites in bodily fluids. If successful; this technology, which does not use traditional lenses, could provide diagnostic capabilities for a wide range of diseases including malaria.

More information about Create Low-Cost Diagnostics for Priority Global Health Conditions (Round 3)

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