Students' kit can detect Zika and dengue faster

27 Mar 2017

The Straits Times, 27 Mar 2017 - Article featured three students from SP’s Diploma in Biomedical Science (DBS). These DBS students – Serena Song, Lau Xue Ru and Rachel Chua – devised a kit that detects and distinguishes between the Zika and dengue virus. The kit, developed in collaboration with Tan Tock Seng Hospital and the National Environment Agency, won the Polytechnic Student Research Programme (PSRP) Award last week. Team member Rachel highlighted the motivations behind the 7-month project.

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