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New chip to aid disease screening

A chip focussing cells in a single stream to create three-dimensional images of that cell promises greater diagnostic speed.

The discovery paves the way for the creation of inexpensive, portable devices that can quickly screen for diseases, such as leukaemia or HIV.

The chip can be mass-produced and is small enough to be operated by battery, which makes it usable in hospitals and clinics in remote locations.

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