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Imagine having your blood tested without those blood-drawing needles we all hate. And imagine the results appearing within minutes, without sending any samples to labs.

In August, we reported how Israeli startups Engineering for All (EfA), Sonorapy and Sight Diagnostics are working toward make this fantasy a reality with novel approaches to automated, noninvasive blood testing – using technologies such as opto-mechanics, electrochemistry, bioengineering, soundwave sensors, and machine vision.

Sight Diagnostics reported closing a $28 million funding round in December.