DIY blood tests spell consumer convenience and control

Lab and Diagnostics

Thanks to experimentation spurred by the pandemic, new technology—as simple as a pin-prick and a light vacuum—enables anyone to collect their own blood sample and send it in for analysis. In addition to saving time by skipping a lab visit, people can also elect to keep their data private.

From The Medical Futurist

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Two women scientists in Brazil invent new vaccine to increase global access

Lab and Diagnostics

By developing an mRna COVID-19 vaccine that differs from the Moderna and Pfizer formulas, these two scientists are helping Brazil and other middle-income and developing nations manufacture their own vaccine supplies—and bypass the licensing fees that render the original vaccines primarily only available in rich countries.

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