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Microchip enables fast, precise measurement of single-cell growth

September 7, 2016

Device that measures growth of many individual cells simultaneously could lead to rapid tests for antibiotics.

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A new technique invented at MIT can precisely measure the growth of many individual cells simultaneously. "The device provides new insights into how cells grow and respond to drugs," MIT professor Scott Manalis says.

Illustration: Christine Daniloff/MIT

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