Tuesday, May 17, 2011
When Brian Zaccheo designed a low-cost, self-powered diagnostic device for acute pancreatitis, he combined skills from his undergraduate training in biochemistry with the analytical chemistry expertise in the laboratory of his adviser, Prof. Richard Crooks.
But he added another element to the mix: business sense.
The result is a device that can be made cheaply with ingredients such as milk protein, gelatin, aluminum foil and LED lights.
It works quickly. Place a sample on the device
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