Engineering Team Invents Lab-On-A-Chip for Fast, Inexpensive Blood Tests, University of Rhode Island Study  
1/10/2011 7:49:50 AM

EurekAlert! -- KINGSTON, R.I. – January 10, 2011 -- While most blood tests require shipping a vial of blood to a laboratory for analysis and waiting several days for the results, a new device invented by a team of engineers and students at the University of Rhode Island uses just a pinprick of blood in a portable device that provides results in less than 30 minutes.