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Genetic links could unlock clues to leading cause of blindness
...the next 15 years. The disease causes nodule-like specks
to build up in the eye, chipping away central vision over time. But Dawson said most people don't even realize something is wrong until they detect changes in their vision. The disease can be controlled, but there is no known way to reverse the visio...
Nanoscale method for investigating living systems
By observing how tiny specks
of crystal move through the layers of a biological...understanding of the inner workings of cells. The specks
are known as quantum dots or inorganic semiconductor nanocrystals. Measuring in millionths of a mill...
Rice scientists unveil 'nanoegg'
...f the versatile nanoshell, nanoeggs are asymmetric specks
of matter whose striking optical properties can be harnessed for molecular imaging, medical diagnostics, chemical sensing and more. Nanoeggs are described in the July 18 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Like nanoshell...