Quantum Dots in Medical Science as Cancer Tracer
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Quantum Dots in Medical Science as Cancer Tracer

A huge leap in personalized medicine may come from the use of Quantum dots (QDs) to combat and identify several hard to cure diseases, such as cancer, immunodeficiencies, and neurological disorders. Quantum dots (QDs) are semiconductor nanocrystals with unique photophysical properties....

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SniffPhone – Screening for cancer made easy
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SniffPhone – Screening for cancer made easy

A newly developed handheld medical diagnostic tool called the SniffPhone, analyses exhaled breath and is able to detect early signs of gastric cancer. The SniffPhone links via Bluetooth to a smartphone and is a totally novel application using nanotech chemical sensors, offering enormous...

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sKan – Low cost and non-invasive melanoma detection device
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sKan – Low cost and non-invasive melanoma detection device

A team of medical and bioengineering undergraduates from McMaster University, Canada have designed a cancer detection device able to detect melanoma. Their design solution, the sKan, is a low cost and non-invasive detection device. Annually, skin cancer accounts for 1 in every 3 cancer...

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