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May 23, 2008

The chemical luminol reacts with the iron in blood to create a blue glow, helping crime scene investigators solve crimes. Now hospitals are using it to stave off the spread of infections (David Muelheims)

MEDICINE & TECHNOLOGY: CSI in the hospital, remote medicine with cellular phones, a better gas mask, the influence of cancer cells, and an upsurge in gestational diabetes.


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