Cancer DNA is drawn to gold, and researchers have exploited that attraction to develop a new blood test to detect the disease quickly, a study published in Nature Communications says. The test uses gold nanoparticles, which adhere to cancer DNA and change color.
Blood test uses gold nanoparticles to detect cancer DNA
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