Scientists Create See-Through Mice To Better See How Diseases Develop

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Riken Japanese scientists have managed to make mice nearly transparent, allowing clear observations of organs and the effects of disease. The University of Tokyo and Japan’s Science and Technology Agency developed the method, which revolves around a compound known as heme, as in hemoglobin, that makes blood red. Researchers first pumped a saline solution through […]


New Device Could Detect Different Cancers With Only One Blood Test

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A Germany-based startup has created a device that can check for a variety of cancers by reading just one blood sample. It’s called Miriam, and it conducts tests by checking for the presence of microRNA, a type of molecule that indicates whether someone has cancer and, if they do, what type. The $500 device was […]