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Nanoparticles designed for dual-mode imaging

Researchers have married the best characteristics of two types of nanoparticles to create a single nanoparticle probe that can yield clinically useful images of both tumors and the molecules involved in cancer.

Posted: Dec 18th, 2006

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Making better magnetic nanoparticles

Using a polymer coating designed to resemble the outer surface of a cell membrane, researchers have created a highly stable, biocompatible magnetic nanoparticle expected to improve the sensitivity of MRI.

Posted: Dec 18th, 2006

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