Nicole Ticea: Teenaged Inventor of a New HIV Test

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A faster, cheaper way to test for HIV is always exciting, but when the test is created by a 15 year old high school student it’s not surprising that people are taking notice.

15-year-old Nicole Ticea helped develop the idea for a faster HIV detection test: one that, instead of checking for antibodies, amplifies and checks for the disease itself.

(thanks to Savannah M for sending this in!)