A Massachusetts-based startup, Boston Microfluidics, is developing an affordable, over-the-counter STD test that could be used to detect common STDs quickly. According to Forbes, the company is developing a test which would be approximately the size of a travel toothbrush and deliver results almost instantly. While the test could help stop the spread of STDs, we're wondering how people will put it to use. Would you ask a prospective partner to take a quick STD test before sealing the deal? Let us know in the comments!
How All the Bad Flings Led Me to the Woman I Married
In this excerpt from forthcoming book How to Grow Up, writer Michelle Tea explains exactly that.