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Glucometers Detect SARS-CoV-2 Infection Within an Hour
Glucometers Detect SARS-CoV-2 Infection Within an Hour
Roni Dengler, PhD | Jun 14, 2021
Glucometers are easy-to-use, cheap, and highly scalable. And they are 100 percent accurate at detecting SARS-CoV-2.
Cheap Impact?
Cheap Impact?
Dan Cossins | Jan 23, 2013
A new online tool allows researchers to compare open-access journal publication fees with article influence, and reveals that you don’t necessarily get what you pay for.
A Self-Contained COVID-19 Test with 3-D Printed Parts
A Self-Contained COVID-19 Test with 3-D Printed Parts
Annie Melchor | Aug 11, 2021
The makers of the CRISPR-based testing platform, called miSHERLOCK, say it could enable people at home or physicians in resource-limited environments to detect SARS-CoV-2—and eventually, other pathogens.
Sodas, Lemon Juice Cause False Positives in Rapid COVID-19 Tests
Sodas, Lemon Juice Cause False Positives in Rapid COVID-19 Tests
Christie Wilcox | Jul 12, 2021
Lateral flow tests for COVID-19 can be very accurate and specific when used as directed, but introducing acidic fluids can cause the tests’ detecting antibodies to clump, which may read as a positive result.
Quick and Cheap Zika Detection
Quick and Cheap Zika Detection
Ruth Williams | May 3, 2017
A heat block, a truck battery, and a novel RNA amplification assay make for in-the-field surveillance of the virus.
Paper Tests Get Cheap
Tia Ghose | Sep 28, 2011
Diagnostic test strips that cost just pennies can test for liver damage, mold, and milk spoilage in the developing world.
Time-Lapse on the Cheap
Time-Lapse on the Cheap
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2015
A PhD student jury-rigs a microscopy system for high-throughput cell motility assays.
Startup on the cheap
Chris Tachibana | Oct 1, 2009
By Chris Tachibana Startup on the cheap A faded red Volkswagen dune buggy sails into the parking lot of a forgettable brown cinderblock building in Seattle with Johnny Stine at the wheel. Stine’s transportation and vision for his biotechnology lab are straight out of the 1970s, when Genentech started in a warehouse, and Bill Gates and Paul Allen created Microsoft on a shoestring. Now, Stine is trying to do the same with North Coast Biologics. Mos
A cheap personal genome?
Leslie Pray(lpray@nasw.org) | Oct 3, 2002
Optimism and doubts expressed at discussion of $1,000 genome.
AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Shot Completely Prevented Severe Disease
AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Shot Completely Prevented Severe Disease
Kerry Grens | Mar 22, 2021
The vaccine was 79 percent effective at blocking symptomatic infections, according to data from a Phase 3 trial in the US, Chile, and Peru. A US safety oversight board says the data might be incomplete.

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