Purdue Research Foundation Discovery Creates Lab-on-Chip from Low-Cost, Disposable Paper Strips

Published: Jan 26, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Researchers have invented a technique that uses inexpensive paper to make "microfluidic" devices for rapid medical diagnostics and chemical analysis. The innovation enhances commercially available diagnostic devices that use paper-strip assays like those that test for diabetes and pregnancy.

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