World's fastest camera used to detect rogue cancer cells

Friday, July 6, 2012 - 13:00 in Physics & Chemistry

Researchers report integrating the world's fastest camera with advanced microfluidics and real-time image processing to classify cells in blood samples. The new blood screening technology boasts a throughput of 100,000 cells per second which is approximately 100 times higher than conventional imaging-based blood analyzers. The technology performs real-time detection of extremely rare cells in a large sample of normal cells with high sensitivity and statistical accuracy in a short period of time.

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