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Google announces a futuristic nanoparticle project that could detect cancer in your blood

28/10/2014

Google unveiled a futuristic project today at the WSJD Live conference that could someday embed nanoparticles in your bloodstream (...)
Google unveiled a futuristic project today at the WSJD Live conference that could someday embed nanoparticles in your bloodstream to detect diseases like cancer. According to Andrew Conrad, Life Sciences chief at the GoogleX lab, the goal behind the project is to develop a system that doctors will rely on for all of our tests. You would take a pill to swallow the nanoparticles, which would then bind themselves to cells in your bodies in order to scan for irregularities. A wearable device would then collect data from the particles and report it to your doctor. While I’m deeply excited about the... This story continues at The Next Web Google unveiled a futuristic project today at the WSJD Live conference that could someday embed nanoparticles in your bloodstream to detect diseases like cancer. According to Andrew Conrad, Life Sciences chief at the GoogleX lab, the goal behind the project is to develop a system that doctors will rely on for all of our tests. You would take a pill to swallow the nanoparticles, which would then bind themselves to cells in your bodies in order to scan for irregularities. A wearable device would then collect data from the particles and report it to your doctor. While I’m deeply excited about the... This story continues at The Next Web
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