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  • New imaging technique accurately finds cancer cells, fast

    A team of Illinois researchers developed an imaging technique that uses laser light to identify cancer cells. The fast, accurate technique could lead to real-time optical biopsies. From left, Eric Chaney, a research specialist at the Beckman Institute; Stephen Boppart, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, of bioengineering and of medicine; Martin Gruebele, a professor of chemistry and of physics; and Wladamir Benalcazar, a graduate fellow at the Beckman Institute.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor's note: To reach Stephen Boppart, call 217-244-7479; e-mail The paper, “Molecular Histopathology by Spectrally Reconstructed Nonlinear Interferometric Vibrational Imaging,” is available online.