Technology Highlight: Breakthrough On HIV Testing

HIV testing has advanced greatly in recent years.  What was once an elaborate and costly process is now cheap and quick thanks to progress in modern technology.  The latest breakthrough in testing for the deadly virus is a new device called the mChip which works with just one small drop of blood.  Costing only $1 and roughly the size of a credit card, the test outputs results in just 15 minutes and has a 100% detection rate according to researchers at Columbia University – making HIV testing easier and more affordable than ever.


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