A lab the size of a postage stamp George Whitesides on TED.com

Traditional lab tests for disease diagnosis can be too expensive and cumbersome for the regions most in need. George Whitesides’ ingenious answer, at TEDxBoston, is a foolproof tool that can be manufactured at virtually zero cost. (Recorded at TEDxBoston, July 2009, Boston, MA. Duration: 16:16)

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