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Vapor nanobubbles rapidly detect malaria through the skin

Rice University researchers have developed a noninvasive technology that accurately detects low levels of malaria infection through the skin in seconds with a laser scanner. The 'vapor nanobubble' technology requires no dyes or diagnostic chemicals, and there is no need to draw blood.

Posted: Dec 31st, 2013

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Nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the treatment of life-threatening diseases

The new book 'Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials in the Treatment of Life-threatening Diseases' takes a scientific approach to nanotechnology and nanomaterials applications in medicine, while also explaining the core biological principles for an audience of biomedical engineers, materials scientists, pharmacologists, and medical diagnostic technicians.

Posted: Dec 30th, 2013

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Nanotechnology and cancer medicine

Nanotechnology has many potential impacts on cancer research. In particular, this technology can help facilitate research and improve molecular imaging, early detection, prevention, and treatment of cancer.

Posted: Dec 30th, 2013

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Australian Research Council funds $23-million Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced the funding for its flagship research program, the ARC Centres of Excellence. One of only 12 centres funded from a starting field of 103, the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics brings together leading researchers from the University of Adelaide, Macquarie University and RMIT University for a seven-year initial funding period.

Posted: Dec 26th, 2013

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Solitons in a crystal

By creating an optical soliton in a microresonator, EPFL scientists have found a new light source that could serve in geo-navigation, telecommunications, spectroscopy and the hunt for new Earth-like planets.

Posted: Dec 23rd, 2013

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