Listening to cells might help scientists catch cancers without painful biopsies
By Corey Binns
Posted 01.28.2008 at 3:06 pm 3 Comments
You have to listen very, very closely, but yes, cells produce a symphony of sounds. Although they wont win a Grammy anytime soon, the various audio blips produced by cells are giving scientists insight into cellular biomechanics and could even be used to help detect cancer.
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