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Manipulating light with a tiny needle

Using the tip of an Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), it is possible to map the wave pattern of light, trapped in a so called optical resonator, with unprecedented precision.

Oct 3rd, 2006

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Single-pixel camera takes high-res images

Using some new mathematics and a silicon chip covered with hundreds of thousands of mirrors the size of a single bacterium, engineers have come up with a more efficient digital camera design.

Oct 2nd, 2006

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Temperature-sensitive nanoparticle boosts drug antitumor activity

Using temperature-sensitive, lipid- and polymer-based nanoparticles with a polymer coating, researchers have created an anticancer drug delivery vehicle that may provide a significant boost to the therapeutic efficacy of anticancer agents, particularly when used in conjunction with hyperthermia.

Oct 2nd, 2006

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Intelligent nanoscale bioreactors for drug delivery

In a powerful demonstration of how to build a multifunctional, smart nanoscale drug delivery system, researchers have created a drug-loaded nanocontainer that targets specific cells and releases its payload when receiving a specific physiological signal.

Oct 2nd, 2006

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Nanoparticles to aid brain imaging

If you want to see precisely what the 10 billion neurons in a person's brain are doing, a good way to start is to track calcium as it flows into neurons when they fire.

Sep 28th, 2006

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Nanoflowers blossom

Researchers have examined the mechanisms underlying the synthesis of three-dimensional nanocrystals in solution and have created a systematic method for the directed synthesis of such nanocrystals.

Sep 27th, 2006

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55,000 tiny Thomas Jeffersons show power of new method

Researchers have developed a 55,000-pen, two-dimensional array that allows them to simultaneously create 55,000 identical patterns drawn with tiny dots of molecular ink on substrates of gold or glass. Each structure is only a single molecule tall.

Sep 26th, 2006

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