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Submission + - This Chip Can Tell If You've Been Poisoned (sciencemag.org)

sciencehabit writes: When you are dealing with a deadly poison that can be found in food and is a potential terrorist weapon, you want the best detection tools you can get. Now, researchers in France have demonstrated an improved method to detect the most deadly variant of the botulinum neurotoxin, which causes botulism. Their test--essentially, a lab on a tiny chip--provides results faster than the standard method and accurately detects even low concentrations of the toxin.
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This Chip Can Tell If You've Been Poisoned

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