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Scientists invent small camera that can see cancer

Presently, cancer can be detected via image scans such as MRIs or PET scans, along with blood and tissue sample testing. However, scientists at the University of Queensland in Australia have come up with a innovative way of better detecting cancer cells, all thanks to the mantis shrimp.

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Tzuno2431d ago

Too bad that it doesn't cure it, but at least they know what to cut out or at least try to remove all the affected tissue where the case permits.

ajax172431d ago (Edited 2431d ago )

Damn. I'm 24 now and I can just imagine living to be 100 or older with such advances in tech/medicine. That is unless WWIII happens...

Soulscare2431d ago

I don't want to sound like one of those cheesy TV adverts, but it really is amazing to think that one day we will beat cancer. Probably the most amazing achievement of our lifetime.

ajax172431d ago (Edited 2431d ago )

Yep, it'll be this generations equivalent to the polio vaccine. Well, hopefully this generation.

thorstein2431d ago

Damn our myopic eyes! This is fantastic news and also really reveals that there are more things we just can't see because our eyes are so poorly evolved.