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March 31st, 2003

Improved Molecular Beacons Show Promise for Cancer Detection

Abstract:
Diagnosing cancer may one day involve introducing "molecular beacons" into the body and then watching for specific optical or magnetic signals as the nanometer-scale structures latch onto the unique genetic sequences that are markers for the disease.

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