This, FilmArray, is an automatic PCR & analysis machine for respiratory diagnosis.
requires just 2 minutes of hands-on time, with a total run time of about an hour.
From a swab.
They have other panels. The machine is targeted to health stuff (diagnosis), but it begs to be hacked. Only $%0,000 dollars per machine? Surely we can make one out of plywood and cnc machinery.
In a previous class, a student wanted to detect vaginal yeast infections…