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2012-11-21 00:15:32

Jeffrey Mangum, a scientist at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) headquarters in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been appointed Editor of the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (PASP), a peer-reviewed scientific journal. The tenth editor in PASP's 125-year history, Mangum will continue in his position on the NRAO's scientific staff, where he has worked fulltime since 1994. PASP is a publication of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP), a nonprofit...

2008-09-02 03:00:12

By Lee, Ha-Young Li, Zibo; Chen, Kai; Hsu, Andrew R; Xu, Chenjie; Xie, Jin; Sun, Shouheng; Chen, Xiaoyuan The purpose of this study was to develop a bifunctional iron oxide (IO) nanoparticle probe for PET and MRI scans of tumor integrin alpha^sub v^beta^sub 3^ expression. Methods: Polyaspartic acid (PASP)-coated IO (PASP-IO) nanoparticles were synthesized using a coprecipitation method, and particle size and magnetic properties were measured. A phantom study was used to assess the efficacy...

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