Probe provides rapid lung investigation

Source: BBC News

Media captionScientists have developed a lung probe that finds infections

Scientists have developed a probe that for the first time goes inside the lung to find bacterial infections.

Currently, this is done by sending samples to a laboratory and waiting several days for the results.

The new approach was inspired by the 1960s film Fantastic Voyage, in which a submarine shrinks to microscopic size to enter a human body. It is even called Proteus after that sci-fi sub.

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