Don't Like Blood Tests? New Microscope Uses Rainbow of Light to Image the Flow of Individual Blood Cells, Israel Institute of Technology Study
5/22/2012 7:50:20 AM
Blood tests convey vital medical information, but the sight of a needle often causes anxiety and results take time. A new device developed by a team of researchers in Israel, however, can reveal much the same information as traditional blood test in real-time, simply by shining a light through the skin. This optical instrument, no bigger than a breadbox, is able to provide high-resolution images of blood coursing through our veins without the need for harsh and short-lived fluorescent dyes.
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