News tagged with advanced materials

Savvy injection molding

(PhysOrg.com) -- With the help of neural networks, in which complex algorithms are used to monitor critical process steps, engineers are paving the way for zero-defect production in the area of metal powder ...

Apr 02, 2010
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Nanoparticles Cooperate to Detect and Treat Tumors

(PhysOrg.com) -- If one nanoparticle is good, two may be better, especially when they are designed to cooperate with each other to diagnose and treat cancer. That finding comes from work led by Michael Sailor, Ph.D., a member ...

Mar 26, 2010
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Tracking new cancer-killing particles with MRI

Researchers at Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) have created a single nanoparticle that can be tracked in real time with MRI as it homes in on cancer cells, tags them with a fluorescent ...

Dec 14, 2009
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Hollow spheres made of metal

Producing metallic hollow spheres is complicated: It has not yet been possible to make the small sizes required for new high-tech applications. Now for the first time researchers have manufactured ground hollow ...

Oct 13, 2009
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