The Push to Deploy At-Home Antigen Tests for COVID-19
The Push to Deploy At-Home Antigen Tests for COVID-19
These rapid tests could allow people to find out quickly and easily if they have the disease—if they get regulatory approval for the consumer market.
The Push to Deploy At-Home Antigen Tests for COVID-19
The Push to Deploy At-Home Antigen Tests for COVID-19

These rapid tests could allow people to find out quickly and easily if they have the disease—if they get regulatory approval for the consumer market.

These rapid tests could allow people to find out quickly and easily if they have the disease—if they get regulatory approval for the consumer market.

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The Push to Deploy At-Home Antigen Tests for COVID-19
The Push to Deploy At-Home Antigen Tests for COVID-19
Chris Baraniuk | Aug 17, 2020
These rapid tests could allow people to find out quickly and easily if they have the disease—if they get regulatory approval for the consumer market.
Biobanking and the Future of Precision Medicine
Biobanking and the Future of Precision Medicine
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 4, 2020
Erik Steinfelder and Bogi Eliasen will examine the importance of biobanking in precision medicine, from early-stage research to diagnostics and treatments.
Molecular Imaging Pioneer, Sanjiv “Sam” Gambhir, Dies at 57
Molecular Imaging Pioneer, Sanjiv “Sam” Gambhir, Dies at 57
Lisa Winter | Jul 28, 2020
The Stanford Medical School professor’s research aided the development of positron emission tomography (PET) reporters to identify disease.
Saliva Tests: How They Work and What They Bring to COVID-19
Saliva Tests: How They Work and What They Bring to COVID-19
Amanda Heidt | Jul 9, 2020
Universities and healthcare facilities are planning to use spit tests to conduct large-scale screening.
Inside the Effort to Make India’s First COVID-19 Test
Inside the Effort to Make India’s First COVID-19 Test
Ashley Yeager | Jul 6, 2020
A nearly all-female team of researchers developed a PCR diagnostic tool in a record-setting six weeks.
In South Africa, COVID-19 Breath Test Trial Set for June
In South Africa, COVID-19 Breath Test Trial Set for June
Munyaradzi Makoni | Jun 15, 2020
If proven successful, the five-minute test could be a good temporary indicator before a confirmatory PCR test.
Surgisphere Fallout Hits African Nonprofit’s COVID-19 Efforts
Surgisphere Fallout Hits African Nonprofit’s COVID-19 Efforts
Catherine Offord | Jun 7, 2020
The company had helped develop a tool to aid decision-making in distributing limited medical equipment among coronavirus patients, but two high-profile retractions call into question the validity of Surgisphere’s work in toto.
Blood Test Detects Cancer Early, But Has Some Holdups
Blood Test Detects Cancer Early, But Has Some Holdups
Ashley Yeager | Apr 29, 2020
The liquid biopsy, which detects cell-free tumor DNA, spotted undiagnosed cancers in some women, but had a greater number of false positives and false negatives.
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How (Not) to Do an Antibody Survey for SARS-CoV-2
How (Not) to Do an Antibody Survey for SARS-CoV-2
Catherine Offord | Apr 28, 2020
Preprints from the first round of seroprevalence studies indicate that many more people have been infected with the virus than previously reported. Some of these studies also have serious design flaws.
First US COVID-19 Deaths Happened Weeks Earlier than Thought
First US COVID-19 Deaths Happened Weeks Earlier than Thought
Catherine Offord | Apr 22, 2020
Autopsies recently carried out in California show that one person died of the disease on February 6—three weeks before the nation recorded its first fatality.