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 Pretty good idea... a surgical knife that sniffs for cancer

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PostSubject: Pretty good idea... a surgical knife that sniffs for cancer   Sun Dec 14, 2014 9:23 pm

This electroknife sniffs the vapors from cutting and, using a Mass Spectrometer, it tells the surgeon whether the flesh is cancerous. Like most advances in technology, it isn't ready for prime time, but it is a great idea.

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/s/intelligent-knife-helps-surgeons-sniff-125251261.html

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