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Skin patch monitors movement disorders

Multitasking monitoring device can sense muscle motion, store data and deliver therapeutic drugs simultaneously.

Microbes enhance ultrasound imaging

Gas-containing nanostructures produced by micro-organisms offer the perfect properties for cellular ultrasound imaging.

Tracking nanoparticle temperature

A new method for measuring the temperature of magnetic nanoparticles could improve the accuracy of nanoparticle-based thermal therapies.

Nanoplatform delivers double-drug combo

Nanocomposite containing a drug that disrupts blood vessel growth plus an anticancer agent could help treat tumours more efficiently.

Opinion

Horizons 2013: connecting physicists in medicine

What happened when two groups of physicists working in medicine came together for the first time?

Magnetic particle imaging: x-space options

The second article in our two-part series on magnetic particle imaging takes a look at the evolution of x-space MPI.

Magnetic particle imaging: moving ahead

In the first of a two-part series on magnetic particle imaging, we examine the latest developments in MPI hardware and nanoparticle design.

Medical physicists: preparing for change

As the boundaries between medical disciplines become increasingly blurred and those between diagnosis, therapy and management follow suit, how can medical physicists adapt to these changing needs?