DNA is tiny. How can we actually detect a piece of code at macroscopic scale? Multiply the DNA by billions!
That's PCR and it's how we can detect viruses/bacteria, disease, know if food is deadly.
OpenPCR is a GPL'd soft/hardware design for low cost (medical) diagnostics everywhere.
The OpenPCR is controlled by a GUI application that runs on a Windows or Mac computer…
Genius! I'm sure the type of people to order a FLOSS, DIY PCR machine are the exact type of people that love using software that only works on Windows and Mac.
@nytpu Maybe those buying for GPL reasons only would hesitate, yeah, but they should write their own frontend/app for it then.
This probably appeals to people who just need access to a home bio lab that they or their community can afford, unencumbered by patents.
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