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Reg Beer: Detecting Pathogen DNA: Making Medical Diagnostics Fast Accurate and Cheap

When a killer infection spreads in the movies, the doctors triage and isolate the patients while a medical biologist races to diagnose the illness and find a cure. Inevitably a national emergency follows as the virus or bacteria wipe out an unsuspecting population. While this may be Hollywood’s vision, Reg Beer, the Medical Diagnostics Initiative …

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