Skin cancer detector concept wins global design prize – SKan for Skin Scan

Posted on Nov 10, 2017

A group of Canadians has developed an early prototype of a cheap, handheld scanner that could one day help doctors painlessly diagnose skin cancer in their offices. The team of recent engineering graduates from McMaster University beat out more than 1,000 other ideas from around the world to win this year’s James Dyson Award for design engineering, worth $40,000 US ($51,000 Cdn), with a device called The sKan. To read more:


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