1. a microchip that uses tiny strands of DNA to latch onto and quickly recognize thousands of genes at a time; intended for use in a biological environment
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  • Once we have biochips and nanotechnology that are fast enough to adapt to the cancers faster than the cancers can adapt to each new round of drug treatment then it will be possible to cure cancer.
  • Like a canary in a coal mine, the biochip will detect hazards, including biochemical threats.
  • It is a pretty good bet, though, that doctors will drip droplets of our genes onto a biochip to figure out if we have the kind of prostate cancer that will kill or not, or to figure out if ours is the kind of leukemia that responds to this drug rather than that one. Decoding The Human Body
  • Another new development that promises major advances in proteomics is the protein biochip. The Scientist
  • Argonne's breakthrough, called the "biochip," starts with a slide covered in thousands of tiny polymer gel droplets. Bioterror Detectors Get Sensitive
  • At the core of the biochip is an optical head slightly larger than a box of matches which has many of the functions of the sophisticated confocal microscope used by molecular biologists to investigate proteins and cell components.
  • The chip array circle shows the heart of the biochip wherein the sample collection and processing is done within a microfaricated structure. Handheld Puts AIDS Fight in Field (Wired News)
  • With breakthroughs in biochips and brain imaging on the horizon, it might just be time to invest heavily in better, safer, non-addictive alternatives to today's recreational drugs.
  • Hopefully, my talk on our emerging neurosociety and the important role that biochips and brain imaging will play in driving future societal change put this question to bed.
  • My first reaction was to ask if I could change a few things, like maybe dump or rethink Rogue's biochip buddies, but that wasn't possible - the series was very much supposed as a return rather than another reboot. Archive 2007-02-01
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