Lab-on-a-chip offers faster means of identifying best plasma donors in COVID fight

A new, portable lab-on-a-chip developed at the University of Michigan can identify the presence of COVID-19 antibodies in blood with greater speed and efficiency than the current standard “enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay” or ELISA technology. With assistance from U-M startup Optofluidic Bioassay and Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation in […]

The new 15-minute COVID test has potential, but standard tests are still the best way to track COVID-19

Testing remains a vital component of Australia’s success in managing COVID-19. We need to diagnose people infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, as early as possible so they can be isolated from others and their contacts quarantined. Testing also helps us understand to what degree the virus is […]