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Nanomedicine

Biomedical applications of nanotechnology

Research & Innovation News

E-skin lights up in many colours

Ultrathin and ultraflexible coating can measure and display blood oxygen levels and heart rates.

'Immobilized' calibration improves MPI

Calibration with immobilized particles doubles the sensitivity of magnetic particle imaging for stem cell monitoring.

In brief: research round-up

Recent developments in nanomedicine, optical imaging, radiotherapy and more.

Graphene patch detects glucose in sweat

A graphene-based patch can detect glucose in sweat and deliver the diabetes drug metformin through the skin.

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?