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March 5th, 2008

Biomagnetics Eyed for Tests

Abstract:
A device that combines magnetic nanoparticles with an extremely sensitive magnetic microscope could make early detection of breast cancer more cost effective and easier to administer.

The device was developed by a team from University College London (UCL), who plan to use the magnetic nanoparticles and the magnetometer called the "HistoMag" to detect cancerous cells in breast tissue samples.

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