Lasers detect malaria

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Rice University researchers have developed a noninvasive technology that accurately detects low levels of malaria infection through the skin in seconds with a laser scanner.

 

Using the same tech a destroyer uses to detect a submarine, a new diagnostic tool listens for the sound of popping vapor nanobubbles — a telltale sign that malaria parasites are dining.

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