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A pioneering retinal scan could diagnose “zombie deer” on the spot—if only scientists could fund it February 25, 2019 Iowa

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...Research suggests that fatal, prion-based conditions like chronic wasting disease are visible in the eye's "fluorescent signature."... Mark Rasmussen and Jake Petrich, researchers at Iowa State University, have been working for years to develop a technique called fluorescent spectroscopy ...

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