Nanotechnology Used in Star Trek Tricorder Medical Scanner

T-ray (terahertz) scanners would use diagnostic data to check for DNA and detect tumors noninvasely and on the spot. The t-rays are made through the use of nanotechnology, one of the emerging technologies that Ray Kurzweil writes about in our inevitable future.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/21/tricorder_n_1220737.html

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