Tag: "nanomagnets" at biology news
Using nanomagnets to enhance medical imaging
...ance imaging (MRI)—as long as the concentration of nanomagnets
is carefully managed—according to a new report* by...and Technology (NIST) and collaborators. Molecular nanomagnets
are a new class of MRI contrast agents that may offer significant advantages, such as versatility in...
Bacteria which sense the Earth's magnetic field
...i. The fact that the chain structure of bacterial nanomagnets
is exactly regulated by genetics could also have implications for our understanding of the way higher organisms orient themselves to the magnetic field. We have known for some years that certain animals -- like migratory salmon or homing pigeons -- h...