covid test

  • How will we use these 3 COVID tests in the future?

    A quick run-down of PCR, rapid antigen, and serology tests.

    Nasal swabs, PCRs, rapid antigen tests… with so many different diagnostic tools at our disposal, what will COVID test...

    COVID November 25, 2021
  • Smart masks to detect COVID-19

    Biosensors woven into your mask could detect if you have been infected with COVID-19.

    Researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Massachusetts...

    COVID July 2, 2021
  • Explainer

    What is a PCR test?

    The standard technique for detecting SARS-CoV-2 is incredibly useful in other places too.

    PCR was an acronym that dominated the news in 2020. What is the technique, how useful is it, and what does it tell us...

    Biology April 27, 2021