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Imaging with light instead of radioactivity leads to 100x greater sharpness.
Radioactivity-based PET scans depict abnormal tissue such as tumors. By using light instead of radioactivity, you can image ten to a hundred times sharper and even see a cluster of a few cells. These sharper images can be used to predict which medications will be successful in which patients, enabling faster, better and cheaper treatment.
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