Detecting the Earliest Warning Signs of Cancer

News   Apr 18, 2017 | Original story from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 
Detecting the Earliest Warning Signs of Cancer

University of Illinois researchers developed a method to detect and map DNA methylation, which can be a sign of cancer, by threading the DNA through a tiny hole in a thin sheet of conductive material with a current running through it. Image by Aditya Sarathy

 
 
 

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