A newly formed company co-founded by a Harvard University professor is looking to improve the health of developing nations by offering them free or low-cost lab-on-a-chip-based diagnostic tests.
 
Last month, Diagnostics-For-All and Harvard announced a collaboration to make the chip technology, which tests body fluids for proteins indicative of diseased and healthy states, available to countries that have limited access to complex laboratory diagnostic equipment.
 

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