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American Chemical Society


Caption: In the first image, the entrance to the microfluidic device (bottom center of strip) is dipped into urine. Next, the urine wicks into the assay zones. In the third photo, a cell phone camera digitizes the results and transmits them to an expert. Finally, an expert interprets the results and replies with a treatment.

Credit: Courtesy of George M. Whitesides, Harvard University.

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