Scientists make chip aimed at rapid detection of blood proteins

11/17/2008 | MIT Technology Review

U.S. researchers are developing a microfluidic chip capable of spotting 35 proteins in 10 minutes by using just one drop of blood. The inexpensive device could help in the detection of cancer and other disorders at earlier stages as well as improve preventive care for elderly people by allowing physicians to track more proteins in the blood with more frequency.

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