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Will Google X lab succeed in detecting disease early with nanoparticles and reinvent health care?
Google X Team Hopes to Develop Nanoparticles to Provide Early Detection of Cancer, Other Diseases
” Sometimes moon shots come in small packages — small enough to float in the bloodstream and send out alerts when danger is afoot. That was Andrew Conrad’s vision when he came to Google X in March 2013 after a storied medical research career. Now he is revealing details of that vision — and reporting that experiments are well under way in realizing it. ”
Continue reading ““We’re Hoping to Build the Tricorder”,
on Medium by Steven Levy on Oct 28.
Related press releases:
Google is developing cancer and heart attack detector, BBC News, 28 October 2014.
Google’s Newest Search: Cancer Cells, WSJ, Oct. 29, 2014.
Google’s Cancer-Detecting Nanoparticles: Are There Drawbacks?, LiveScience, October 30, 2014.