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February 26th, 2007

Take two sensors and call me in the morning

Abstract:
Dr. Louis Liu, a gastroenterologist and researcher at Toronto Western Hospital, says he can see the day, maybe five years out, when patients suspected of having colorectal cancer will only have to swallow a pill to produce an accurate diagnosis.

But the reality may be close at hand thanks to a new world-class research lab being created at McMaster University in Hamilton. Twenty-eight researchers from across Canada have banded together, won $10.65-million in grants and are designing Canada's first Centre for Research in Microtechnology and Nanosystems.

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