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2010-04-22 16:16:54

University of Missouri School of Medicine scientists explain a potentially new early cancer detection and treatment method using nanoparticles created at MU in an article published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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2010-04-01 13:05:38

University of Miami engineer and her collaborators are using gold nanoparticles to develop a quick, simple and efficient detection method for melamine in dairy products.

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2010-03-19 09:37:48

The self-assembling properties of the DNA molecule have allowed for the construction of an intriguing range of nanoscale forms.

2010-02-24 11:45:06

Chemists at the University of Helsinki have managed to manufacture new polymer-stabilized silver nanoparticles.

2010-02-16 11:08:48

Taking gold nanoparticles to the cancer cell and hitting them with a laser has been shown to be a promising tool in fighting cancer, but what about cancers that occur in places where a laser light can’t reach?

2010-02-11 03:30:00

LONDON, February 11 /PRNewswire/ -- - World Gold Council Research Paper Demonstrates Important Applications in Development Using Gold Nanoparticles World Gold Council (WGC) has today published 'Gold for Good: Gold and nanotechnology in the age of innovation', a research paper detailing new scientific and technological innovations using gold.

2009-08-11 16:38:30

As a result of a major inter-laboratory study, the standards body ASTM International has been able to update its guidelines for a commonly used technique for measuring the size of nanoparticles in solutions.

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2009-07-28 10:21:48

Nanoparticles are being developed to perform a wide range of medical uses -- imaging tumors, carrying drugs, delivering pulses of heat. Rather than settling for just one of these, researchers at the University of Washington have combined two nanoparticles in one tiny package.

2009-07-16 08:59:47

At a technical breakfast, Romain Quidant presented his research into the detection and treatment of cancer using gold nanoparticles illuminated with laser light. Quidant

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2009-03-23 08:15:00

Researchers are describing a long-awaited advance toward applying the marvels of nanotechnology in the battle against cancer.


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