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Biotechnology

No more needles for diagnostic tests?

Nearly pain-free microneedle patch can test for antibodies and more in the fluid between cells Credit: Image: Sisi Cao Blood draws are no fun. They hurt. Veins can burst, or even roll -- like they're trying to avoid the needle, too.…

Catching cancer in the act

Using CRISPR technology, Whitehead Institute Member Jonathan Weissman is tracking the lineage of individual cancer cells as they proliferate and metastasize in real timeCredit: Jeffrey Quinn/Whitehead Institute When cancer is…