Google X Labs is developing a pill that could one day detect cancer and heart disease. The pill would contain 2,000 nanoparticles coated with antibodies and molecules capable of detecting other molecules, and travel through the patient's bloodstream in search of malignant cells. The findings would be transmitted to a sensor on a wearable device.

Image: Pancreatic cancer cells via NIH

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That seems like a pretty daunting feat to choose reliable biomarkers that won't give a lot of false positives.

Probably will be a long time before we see anything like this being used on large scale. By then, maybe we'll have the technology to edit and remove the disease causing cells at the same time...that would be awesome =P