Meet the iKnife: a Cancer-Sniffing Blade

July 18 (Bloomberg) -- Imperial college in London is trialing the "iKnife"- a medical tool that detects cancer when it cuts through flesh. It does this by reading smoke taken from the flesh as it is burnt open and a "barcode" is logged in a digital library. They say that in 91 tests it has proved 100% accurate. Thomas Gibson has more. (Source: Bloomberg)
Charting the Impact of China’s Shrinking PMI
43:37 - China’s Purchasing Managers’ Index fell to the lowest reading in three years as monetary easing failed to revive old growth drivers weighed by overcapacity and sliding prices. Bloomberg’s Mark Barton looks at the impact on Asia stocks, the Australian dollar and crude oil on “The Pulse.”
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