Archive: 1/11/2010

Nanoshells aid in killing breast tumors

Using tiny gold "nanoshells" to deliver just a little heat to breast tumor cells already treated with radiation boosts the killing potential of the treatment - not just shrinking the tumor but killing the cancer stem cells, ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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NPL builds long range alpha detector

The UK's National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has developed a new portable radiation detector that can assess the safety of potentially contaminated areas far quicker than current methods. The prototype was inspired by the ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in General Physics
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