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Biomedical applications of nanotechnology

Research & Innovation News

'Quadrapeutics' magnifies chemoradiation

A four-component technique enhances chemotherapy and radiotherapy effectiveness by up to 100-fold.

Multilayered nanoparticles ablate tumours

Nanospheres surrounded by a silica-gold shell can photothermally ablate aggressive breast tumours in mice.

In brief: research round-up

Recent developments in proton therapy, MRI, nanomedicine and more.

A skinful of nanoparticles starts to show

Measuring the nanoparticle content in a skin sample can quantitatively indicate the concentration accumulated in internal organs.

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?