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Painless Microneedle Patch Diagnoses Malaria in Minutes

It looks like a Band-Aid — a small, adhesive patch that is applied directly to the skin. This simple, low-cost diagnostic technology, however, could be a lifesaver in regions where malaria continues to be a major killer. Researchers describe the new innovation in a study, recently published in .

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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