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After Theranos

The implosion of blood diagnostics developer Theranos has raised the question: What is feasibly detectible in a drop of blood? Emily Waltz reports.

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Waltz, E. After Theranos. Nat Biotechnol 35, 11–15 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.3761

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