It’s rare in your journalism career that you encounter an innovation that is likely to alter a part of your everyday life, but that’s exactly what Microfluidics could achieve in hospitals and surgeries in the future.

Microfluidics is defined as the precise control and manipulation of fluids on the sub-mm length scale, but when coupled with microelectronics and applied to blood analysis, an innovative device has been created to not only improve, but speed up the analysis of human blood, with doctors able to receive results of blood tests within minutes using a mini laboratory that fits in the palm of the hand.

To read Humans Invent's in-depth feature - Pocket Diagnosis: The express blood test tech of the future - go to - humansinvent.com/#!/7424/pocket-diagnosis-the-express-blood-test-tech-of-the-future/

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