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News: Scientists develop "Intelligent knife" (iKnife) that immediately tells surgeon if tissue is cancerous

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Scientists develop "Intelligent knife" (iKnife) that immediately tells surgeon if tissue is cancerous  

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Scientists develop "Intelligent knife" (iKnife) that immediately tells surgeon if tissue is cancerous  

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Scientists have developed an "intelligent knife" that can tell surgeons immediately whether the tissue they are cutting is cancerous or not.

The findings, by researchers at Imperial College London, are published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine. The study was funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Imperial Biomedical Research Centre, the European Research Council and the Hungarian National Office for Research and Technology.

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18/07/2013 

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31/10/2013 

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Created at 18/07/2013 10:53  by Vaishali Patel 
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