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India’s new paper Covid-19 test could be a ‘game changer’ – BBC News

The test, named after a famous Indian fictional detective, is based on gene-editing technology called Crispr.

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By Soutik Biswas and Krutika Pathi BBC News, Delhi
image captionThe new Feluda test uses a gene-editing technology to detect the virus
A team of scientists in India has developed an inexpensive paper-based test for coronavirus that could give fast results similar to a pregnancy test.
The test, named after a famous Indian fictional detective, is based on a gene-editing technology called Crispr. Scientists estimate that the kit – called Feluda – would return results in under an hour and cost 50…

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