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  • Origami meets public health with the oPAD

    Origami meets public health with the oPAD

    By Daniel Oppenheimer, College of Natural Sciences
    Published: June 1, 2012

    Inspired by the paper-folding art of origami, chemists at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a 3-D paper sensor that may be able to test for diseases such as malaria and HIV for less than 10 cents a pop. Such low-cost, “point-of-care” sensors could be incredibly useful in the developing world, where the …

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      Karla said on July 1, 2012 at 7:10 p.m.
      Great work! Excellent method of combining science, art and culture. It is work like this that makes humanity great -- innovation for for all humanity (rich or poor). BRAVO!
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      Angie said on June 26, 2012 at 5:34 p.m.
      Wonderful innovation. Excellent way of presenting the information to those of us who are not scientists.
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