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September 3rd, 2004

Bar Codes To Identify Disease?

Abstract:
When the lab gets your blood, the sample is examined for either protein or DNA markers that are considered signatures of a particular disease. Now, nanotechnology is refining the search. Chad Mirkin, PhD, nanotechnology expert: "It turns out that if you take any material and shrink it down to nanoscopic dimensions, it will have new properties."

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