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Web Date: October 22, 2010

Microarrays Move Closer To The Clinic

Medical Diagnostics: New microarray scanning technology could allow doctors to quickly diagnose disease in the office or the field
Department: Science & Technology
News Channels: Analytical SCENE
Keywords: Microarrays, Medical Diagnostics

Because microarrays can simultaneously detect multiple molecules from a person's body, they hold great promise for individualized diagnosis and treatment of disease. Yet so far, the lab-on-a-chip has struggled to move out of the lab. Now researchers have developed a new microarray platform that offers fast, cheap, and portable sensing capabilities, opening the door for use in the clinic and field (Anal. Chem., DOI: . . .

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