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New method uses sound waves for blood tests
short by Gaurav Shroff / on Wednesday, 20 September, 2017
MIT scientists have used sound waves to extract biological messages carried by exosomes in blood, which could be used to diagnose problems such as cancer or fetal abnormalities. The device separates cells based on sizes and compressibility using high-frequency sound waves to extract exosomes. Using the device, a 0.1-millilitre undiluted blood sample is processed within 25 minutes, said scientists.
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