News tagged with magnetic nanoparticles

Using magnetism to turn drugs on and off

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many medical conditions, such as chronic pain, cancer and diabetes, require medications that cannot be taken orally, but must be dosed intermittently, on an as-needed basis, over a long period of time. A ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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What exactly is Google's 'cancer nanodetector'?

Last week, US tech giants Google made a splash in the media, announcing plans to develop new 'disease-detecting magnetic nanoparticles'. This was almost universally welcomed – after all, trying to detect diseases earlier ...

dateNov 11, 2014 in Bio & Medicine
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Nanotechnology for water purification

Nanotechnology refers to a broad range of tools, techniques and applications that simply involve particles on the approximate size scale of a few to hundreds of nanometers in diameter. Particles of this size have some unique ...

dateJul 29, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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New method for magnetic manipulation of cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Magnetic technology could help address a major problem that bioengineers face as they try to create new tissue: getting human cells to not only form structures, but to stimulate the growth of blood vessels ...

dateApr 06, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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