in Food and Health, Technology How A Smartphone Could Help Spot Disease by PH May 17, 2016, 10:26 am Detecting signs of disease without the need for expensive laboratory equipment. Many diseases leave biomarkers in the blood, but detecting them can be an involved and slow process. The markers may be present in small quantities and blood has to be collected and then delivered to a laboratory for analysis – a process which can take hours or days. But now a technique which makes uses of a smartphone could change this by providing results in minutes. Loading... BBC Click’s Spencer Kelly finds out more and speaks to Dr Nuno Reis, Lecturer in Chemical Engineering from Loughborough University. More at BBC.com/Click and @BBCClick Loading... See more Previous article Young Nigerians Selected to Pilot BBC Digital Innovation in Africa Next article List Of Africa’s Longest-Serving Leaders From Post-colonial Era Till Now Written by PH Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Please input characters displayed above. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.