Researchers photograph active ingredient in cannabis plants

Researchers from the University of Twente's MESA+ and MIRA research institutes have succeeded in visualizing THC, the active ingredient of cannabis, in intact plant structures. The substance is mainly found in trichomes (fine ...

Light can detect pre-cancerous colon cells

After demonstrating that light accurately detected pre-cancerous cells in the lining of the esophagus, Duke University bioengineers turned their technology to the colon and have achieved similar results in a series of preliminary ...

Scientists fight cancer with nanotechnology

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nanotechnology researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have developed a method of detecting, tracking, and killing cancer cells in real time with carbon nanotubes.