Por­ta­ble ice test

Pharmacy Daily - - NEWS -

RE­SEARCHERS in Ko­rea have de­vel­oped a wire­less sen­sor and a smart­phone app that can de­tect the pres­ence of am­phet­a­mines in hu­man urine in just sec­onds.

The de­vice is also por­ta­ble enough to be worn as a bracelet, has un­prece­dented sen­si­tiv­ity for am­phet­a­mines with low risk for false-pos­i­tive re­sults, and costs about $50 to pro­duce.

The in­ven­tors said the sys­tem does away with the need for ex­pen­sive equip­ment that re­quires long anal­y­sis time and highly skilled tech­ni­cians to op­er­ate.

Sci­en­tists pre­sented their proof-of-con­cept de­sign last week in the jour­nal Chem - CLICK HERE ͘

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