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Jellyfish-Mimicking Device Could Snatch Cancer Cells Right Out of the Bloodstream

14th November 2012

Read it.

And it would serve them right.

It’s actually a microfluidic chip that’s been coated with long strands of DNA, which dangle down into the bloodstream and bind to any cancerous proteins floating past — directly imitating the way a jellyfish scoops up grub in the ocean. If required, the chip can release these cells unharmed for later inspection.

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