This iPhone Accessory Uses Your DNA To Detect Diseases

Biomeme, a company with offices in Philadelphia, was recently profiled by TechCrunch.

Once you’ve connected your smartphone over Bluetooth, you slot it into the mobile PCR machine. Then you crack open a test kit that’s designed to detect different diseases (sold separately, think of it as health-conscious twist on the old razor-and-blade model) and do a bit of pipetting. After a bit of sample test prep — co-founder and bizdev lead Max Perelman says “even VCs” have been unable to screw up the process), you load the sample into the top of the machine and wait for your results.

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