Tag: cancer detection

  • Diamonds used to detect cancer

    Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but soon they could be a cancer researcher's best friend, too. One key problem in cancer screening is trying to detect breakaway tumor cells before they spread, causing the cancer to metastasize throughout the body. That's where a new biotech company called Bikanta comes in: the team has started to use fluorescent nanodiamonds (dust of crushed, imperfect diamonds)…

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