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Biological computer destroys cancer cells

Researchers led by ETH professor Yaakov Benenson and MIT professor Ron Weiss have successfully incorporated a diagnostic biological "computer" network in human cells. This network recognizes certain cancer cells using logic ...

Modular platform for biosensor assembly

Tumor markers are biological substances, usually proteins, that provide early indication of cancerous or benign tumors in the body. 

New nanoparticle could improve cancer detection, drug delivery

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Florida scientists have developed a new nanoparticle that could improve cancer detection and drug delivery. The particle, called a 'micelle' and made up of a cluster of molecules called aptamers, ...

Unique nano carrier targets drug delivery to cancer cells

A unique nanostructure developed by a team of international researchers, including those at the University of Cincinnati, promises improved all-in-one detection, diagnoses and drug-delivery treatment of cancer cells.

Infrared imaging technique operates at high temperatures

From aerial surveillance to cancer detection, mid-wavelength infrared (MWIR) radiation has a wide range of applications. And as the uses for high-sensitivity, high-resolution imaging continue to expand, MWIR sources are becoming ...

Tackling tumors with iron oxide

(PhysOrg.com) -- Detecting cancer cells and destroying them, injecting drugs with extreme precision into diseased cells in the human body – these are just two examples of what EPFL scientists are attempting to accomplish ...

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