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Submission + - Smartphone Device that Detects Cancer in an Hour (

kkleiner writes: "Scientists at the Center for Systems Biology at Massachusetts General Hospital have integrated a microNMR device that accurately detects cancer cells to a smartphone. Though just a prototype, this device enables a clinician to extract small amounts of cells from a mass inside of a patient, analyze the sample on the spot, acquire the results in an hour, and pass the results to other clinicians and into medical records rapidly. How much does the device cost to make? $200. Seriously, smartphones just got their own Samuel L. Jackson-esque wallet."
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Smartphone Device that Detects Cancer in an Hour

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At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer you will find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on the computer.