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It seems people just can't get enough NEMS-MS.

For those of you who haven't been keeping up, that's short for nanoelectromechanical systems-based mass spectrometry — a technology using nanoscale resonators for detection of analytes like proteins and protein complexes.

Last week, Caltech scientists published a paper in Nature Nanotechnology detailing a proof-of-concept study in which they used the method to measure single IgM antibodies in real-time.

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