Cell-weighing Method Could Help Doctors Choose Cancer Drugs

News   Nov 21, 2017 | Original story from MIT

 
Cell-weighing Method Could Help Doctors Choose Cancer Drugs

Cells pass through an sSMR device, which consists of multiple sensors that are fluidically connected in series and separated by delay channels (not all is shown). This design enables a stream of cells to flow through the device such that different sensors can concurrently weigh flowing cells in the stream. Credit: Mark Stevens, Selim Olcum, Rob Kimmerling

 
 
 

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