A Lab on a Chip Could Save Your Life in an Emergency

Picture this: a hiker on a backcountry trail falls down a rocky embankment, and is left with a deep gash on the leg after the accident. By the time emergency rescue services arrive, the hiker has lost a considerable amount of blood and is going into shock. They are immediately airlifted to the nearest hospital. Upon arrival, the medical staff prepares for a blood transfusion. But first, they need to…



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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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