DNA http://wvxu.org en Diagnosing illness in less than three minutes http://wvxu.org/post/diagnosing-illness-less-three-minutes <p>Have you ever wanted an instant diagnosis? Medical tests can&nbsp;often take hours, days, or weeks&nbsp;to generate results. This can delay medication. Patients face this problem frequently as they wait&nbsp; for tests&nbsp;on things like the flu and strep throat.</p><p>But there is a device developed at the <a href="https://www.llnl.gov/news/newsreleases/2011/Oct/NR-11-10-01.html">Lawrence Livermore National Lab in California </a>that is able to identify germs in less than three minutes. (expected to be on the market in about 5 years)</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 16737 at http://wvxu.org Diagnosing illness in less than three minutes