Arizona State University receives DARPA grant

Arizona State University has received a grant worth up to $38.8 million over four years from DARPA, or the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, to develop a field-deployable device that can find out in 30 minute or less if a person has been exposed to a weapon of mass destruction.

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JoshuaLaBaer, who is leading the ASU team and is executive director of the Biodesign Institute and director of the Center for Personalized Diagnostics

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