A new pocket-sized device may allow doctors to check a woman's breast-cancer risk in minutes with just droplets of blood or a sliver of breast tissue, Canadian researchers reported.
"The method we're reporting here relies on digital microfluid moved across an open surface. Droplets essentially can be made to dance across the surface," Wheeler said. "There are no tubes to clog."
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|Title Annotation:||RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY|
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|Date:||Oct 12, 2009|
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