05 August 2020
Vol 12, Issue 555

About The Cover

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ONLINE COVER One Machine to Test Them All. The device depicted here is an automated image cytometry system for point-of-care diagnosis and subtyping of breast cancer. Under current conditions, the accurate diagnosis of cancer can take months in low-resource settings, greatly decreasing the chances of timely and successful treatment. In contrast, the device designed by Min et al. can provide an accurate diagnosis of a biopsy sample in as little as one hour, with minimal operator training and at a much lower cost than currently available methods. [CREDIT: JOUHA MIN, LIP KET CHIN]