COVID-19 test

Woman puts at-home COVID-19 test into sample bag.
By  Mallory Hackett 12:54 pm March 18, 2021
This week, the Food and Drug Administration shared that it will allow marketing for some COVID-19 screening tests before their effectiveness is studied in asymptomatic individuals. Test developers seeking this over-the-counter authorization can apply using a template provided by the FDA to share data on who the test is intended for and how well the test works, and provide instructions for its use...
The Ellume COVID-19 Home Test was the first rapid self-test authorized by the FDA for the detection of COVID-19 in individuals with or without symptoms.
By  Mallory Hackett 11:47 am February 2, 2021
The Biden administration has cut a deal with Australian digital diagnostics company Ellume to increase the availability of its at-home rapid response COVID-19 test kit in the U.S. The Department of Defense, with the Department of Health and Human Services, will pay $231.8 million for Ellume to deliver 8.5 million tests across the U.S. in accordance with the National Strategy for the COVID-19...
The Lucira COVID-19 All-in-One Test Kit and its packaging
By  Dave Muoio 12:29 pm November 18, 2020
Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. FDA issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to a COVID-19 molecular diagnostic test that provides individuals with a result within 30 minutes, in the comfort of their home. As opposed to currently available at-home testing products, which have patients self-collect a nasal swab sample and ship it for processing in a lab, the Lucira COVID-19 All-in-One Test Kit...
By  Dave Muoio 03:04 pm August 31, 2020
Hogwash, or a brain activity breakthrough? Friday evening came with a long-awaited look at the work of Neuralink, Elon Musk's ambitious brain-computer interface implant startup. In the streamed progress update, Musk ran down a PowerPoint overview of the technology's capabilities, which he likened to "a Fitbit in your skull." The coin-shaped implant will read and wirelessly transmit brain signals...