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Palpating biopsy needles

A stiffness-sensing piezoelectric microsystem that can be mounted onto conventional biopsy needles distinguishes abnormal tissue from healthy tissue.

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Fig. 1: Modulus-sensing probes.

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Song, P., Greenleaf, J.F. Palpating biopsy needles. Nat Biomed Eng 2, 142–143 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-018-0205-2

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