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Posted: Nov 15th, 2011

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Glass sponges inspire

Hybrid material made of collagen fibers and silica as a possible substrate for bone tissue culture.

Posted: Nov 14th, 2011

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Novel nanocrystals with advanced optical properties developed for use as luminescent biomarkers

Upconversion emission materials are ideal for bioimaging due to its effectiveness as contrast agents for the detection of cancer cells, more so when the background emission of non-cancerous tissues can be minimised. These materials could be used as biomarkers for luminescent labeling of cancerous cells. Researchers have now succeeded in developing an efficient upconversion process in nanoparticles, ensuring a broad tunability of light emission that could be used in imaging applications.

Posted: Nov 14th, 2011

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