diagnostics

Test for Cognitive Decline in Parkinson’s Patients

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphiadeveloped a blood test capable of determining the level of mental impairment likely to be suffered by patients with Parkinson’s disease. The new test, the first of its kind, examines the level of ...

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Optical Traps Detect Cancer

Optical Traps Detect Cancer

Researchers at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts have developed new optical traps designed to interface with microfluids capable of diagnosing cancer without microscopes. Scientists are currently testing three different experimental designs, all compatible with traditional silicon chip manufacturing techniques, as ...

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