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365@VU: 29 - Device could bring medical diagnostics to poor regions | by Vanderbilt University
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365@VU: 29 - Device could bring medical diagnostics to poor regions

They call it “The Extractionator.”

 

The prototype looks like nothing more than a length of clear plastic tubing until you inspect it closely. But it could be the basis of an easy-to-use and low-cost sample collection and preparation system that will help bring the benefits of medical diagnostic testing to the people who live in the poorest areas of the world.

 

Read more: www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/reporter/index.html?ID=12052

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Taken on January 29, 2012