Pop a pill to spot diseases early

October 30, 2014 8:49 PM

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SAN FRANCISCO: Google is exploring a way to search inside people's bodies for early signs of deadly illnesses such as cancer or heart disease.

A Life Sciences team at the special projects Google X Lab are experimenting with having "nanoparticles" hunt for signs of medical trouble in bloodstreams and then essentially report findings to sensors people could wear. "This is still early-stage research, but we've done a number of promising exper...

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