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Microscopic, bottle-like structures with corks that melt at precisely-controlled temperatures could potentially release drugs inside the body or fragrances onto the skin.
A new imaging technique creates detailed three-dimensional images of the deadliest form of skin cancer.
New research findings suggest that an experimental ultrasensitive medical imaging technique that uses a pulsed laser and tiny metallic "nanocages" might enable both the early detection and treatment of disease.
Nanoparticles provide a targeted version of photothermal therapy for cancer.
A gold nanocage covered with a polymer is a smart drug delivery system.
Material scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a technique for a bimetallic fuel cell catalyst that is efficient, robust and two to five times more effective than commercial catalysts.
Information obtained from a new application of photoacoustic tomography (PAT) is worth its weight in gold to breast cancer patients.
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