New Knife Could Change the Way Surgeries Are Performed

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By Molly Clifton

Scientists have developed what they call an "intelligent knife."

The knife is a surgical instrument that tells doctors immediately if the tissue they are cutting is cancerous.

Researchers in London tested the I-Knife and found it to be 100-percent accurate.

It works by analyzing the smoke from vaporized tissue so the surgeons know instantly if it is healthy or cancerous.



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