segunda-feira, 11 de fevereiro de 2013

Cancer, Innovation and a Boy Named Jack

Jack recognized that mesothelin is a key marker for certain cancers.  To create his test, Jack mixed human mesothelin-specific antibodies with carbon nanotubes and coated  strips of ordinary filter paper.What resulted was a simple “dip-stick” tool similar to what a patient with diabetes might use to measure blood sugar. Read more.

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