This article has been updated from a previous version to clarify the name of the technology in the headline and to correct the amount of sample and reagent required for PCR. 
A group of investigators led by scientists at Wake Forest University has developed a drug-screening method using fluorescent nanoscopic beads that they claim can be as much as 10,000 times faster than currently used methods that expose only small numbers of candidate compounds to cultured cells at any one time.

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