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Catching cancer with carbon nanotubes

A Harvard bioengineer and an MIT aeronautical engineer have created a new device that can detect single cancer cells in a blood sample, potentially allowing doctors to quickly determine whether cancer has ...

Mar 28, 2011
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New DNA nanoforms take shape

some no larger than viruses—have been constructed through a revolutionary technique known as DNA origami. Now, Hao Yan, Yan Liu and their colleagues at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute have ...

Apr 14, 2011
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'Nanobubbles' kill cancer cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using lasers and nanoparticles, scientists at Rice University have discovered a new technique for singling out individual diseased cells and destroying them with tiny explosions. The scientists used lasers ...

Feb 04, 2010
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