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The Reading Frame

Biosensor Illuminates Growing Tumors and Healing Wounds

The molecule picks up changes in collagen activity

Image via Unsplash

Cancerous tissues can be difficult to spot, particularly at the early stages. The malignant cells are sometimes indistinguishable from their healthy counterparts, making cancer diagnoses that much more challenging. What if there was a way of catching tumors earlier simply by making them glow?

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