April 6, 2011
Carbon Nanotubes Capture Cancer, Bacteria
Belle Dume, Physics World
Researchers in the US have made a new device capable of detecting cancer cells and viruses. The device could eventually be developed into low-cost tests for doctors to use in developing countries where expensive diagnostic equipment is hard to come by, says team leader Mehmet Toner at Massachusetts General Hospital.
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