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A new microscope uses light to “cut” through tissue samples and find cancer
It could help surgeons remove cancerous breast tissues all at once.
Silk Can Preserve Blood Samples Without Refrigeration
New technique could lead to better blood testing in rural areas
Decipher Your Car’s ‘Check Engine’ Light Via Bluetooth
A little wireless car whisperer
New Prenatal Blood Tests Can Identify Paternity of an Eight-Week Fetus
An interesting story in the New York Times today explores the ease with which noninvasive prenatal diagnostics can now determine...
Using the Microsoft Kinect to Detect Autism
There are five Microsoft Kinects set up all around the University of Minnesota’s Institute of Child Development, but they’re not...
Handheld Pathogen Sensor Could Diagnose HIV in 30 Minutes
Two techs are better than one
Smartphone Touchscreens Could Analyze Biological Smears to Diagnose Illness
The lab-on-a-chip model has been praised as the future of simplified diagnostic medicine–place a sample of saliva, blood, or urine...
Controversial Blood Test To Predict How Long You Will Live
In the UK, you can get the length of your telomeres measured
X Prize Foundation Offers $10 Million For a Tricorder to Diagnose Patients
Labs-on-a-chip are useful tools for diagnosing diseases, but most can only pick out one or two sickness signatures amid an...
Radar Gun Diagnoses Head Trauma By Scanning a Person’s Gait
Concussions have been getting a lot of air time lately, not only as evidence has emerged among head trauma-heavy populations...