A Toronto-based research company is developing a device which will allow HIV blood testing on the spot, by using pin pricks of blood an a chip device which can be connected to a smart phone. : News Photo

A Toronto-based research company is developing a device which will allow HIV blood testing on the spot, by using pin pricks of blood an a chip device which can be connected to a smart phone.

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TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 16: Picture shows a closeup of the chip. A Toronto-based research company (ChipCare Corp) is developing a 'lab on a chip'' -- a device which will allow HIV blood testing on the spot, by using pin pricks of blood an a chip device which can be connected to a smart phone. The company has just received a $2 million boost in financing, including money from a federal government-backed group called Grand Challenges. (David Cooper/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
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TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 16: Picture shows a closeup of the chip. A Toronto-based research company (ChipCare Corp) is developing a 'lab on a chip'' -- a device which will allow HIV blood testing on the spot, by using pin pricks of blood an a chip device which can be connected to a smart phone. The company has just received a $2 million boost in financing, including money from a federal government-backed group called Grand Challenges. (David Cooper/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
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Picture shows a closeup of the chip A Torontobased research company... News Photo 180875692Boxing,Canada,Chip,Close-up,Heavyweight,Horizontal,Picture,Science and Technology,Show,Sport,Technology,TorontoPhotographer Collection: Toronto Star 2013 Toronto StarTORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 16: Picture shows a closeup of the chip. A Toronto-based research company (ChipCare Corp) is developing a 'lab on a chip'' -- a device which will allow HIV blood testing on the spot, by using pin pricks of blood an a chip device which can be connected to a smart phone. The company has just received a $2 million boost in financing, including money from a federal government-backed group called Grand Challenges. (David Cooper/Toronto Star via Getty Images)