Scientists and medical staff around the world, in hospitals, medical laboratories and research labs together spend about 100 000 hours per day at the microscope, counting blood cells and identifying those that are invaded by the malaria parasite.  WHO Malaria Report 2016
Why shouldn’t we teach a microscope to do it all by itself?
In cooperation with Heidelberg University Hospital, we trained the minimic to recognize infected and healthy red blood cells in Gimsa-stained thin films. Minimic now helps to excel malaria research in Heidelberg.
Coming next: Tuberculosis diagnosis