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Biomedical applications of nanotechnology

Research & Innovation News

Magnetic sensor measures blood glucose

A new type of glucose sensor based on a magnetically polarizable nanoemulsion could help change the way blood sugar is measured.

Nanoparticles target tumour vasculature

Targeted gold nanoparticles act as vascular disruptive agents to boost the effects of radiation therapy.

Nanoparticles offer targeted gene delivery

Magnetic nanoparticles provide safe, effective and targeted delivery of "suicide-genes" to liver cancer cells.

In brief: research round-up

Recent developments in cancer screening, nanomedicine, focused ultrasound and more.

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?