Navigation Links
nanoshells in Medical News

Rice students win NASA national design award

...ototype has three stages: a collection unit that ties into the spacecraft's waste-disposal system, an immunoassay process that combines the urine with nanoshells and antibodies, and a photometer that reads the absorbance spectra of the combined solution and feeds a PDA running an analysis program personalized f...

Rice research gets high marks

... are influential, which is not surprising considering the majority is nanotechnology related." It specifically cited research into optically activated nanoshells being used in human cancer trials by Houston's NanoSpectra Biosciences Inc., a company founded on Rice technology. "Rice has only been doing the pa...
nanoshells in Biological News

Study shows nanoshells ideal as chemical nanosensors

'Nanoshells' enhance sensitivity to chemical detection by factor of 10 billion New research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science finds that tailored nanoparticles known as nanoshells can enhance chemical sensing by as much as 10 billion times. That makes them about 10,000...

Researchers shed new light on catalyzed reactions

... ago at Rice by nanophotonics pioneer Naomi Halas. nanoshells are about 20 times smaller than a red blood cell, ...researchers to use the nanosensing capabilities of nanoshells to directly follow chemical reactions on the catal...rs to develop spectroscopic methods that used gold nanoshells for chemical detection and analysis. Whereas Wong'...

Rice scientists make first nanoscale pH meter

... a thin shell of metal, usually gold. Many times smaller than living cells, nanoshells can be produced with great precision and the metal shells can be tuned to a...ific wavelengths of light. To form the pH sensor, Halas' team coated the nanoshells with pH-sensitive molecules called paramercaptobenzoic acid, or pMBA. When ...

Nanoparticles, nanoshells, nanotubes: How tiny specks may provide powerful tools against cancer

...s when heated with laser light. What's more, these nanoshells interact with light in specific ways, and can be "...Selective Photothermal Therapy (Abstract 3198) and nanoshells for Combined Cancer Therapy and Imaging in vivo (A..., secondly, near infrared light (NIR). Used alone, nanoshells are non-toxic and can be excreted with no ill effe...

Scientists develop nanotech-laser treatment that kills cancer cells without harming healthy tissue

...recently conducted a similar experiment on mice with cancerous tumors. Instead of carbon nanotubes, the Rice team injected the tumors with gold-coated nanoshells and exposed the animals to near-infrared light for several minutes. The tumors disappeared within 10 days without damaging any healthy tissue. Futu...
Other Tags
(Date:9/22/2014)... the Office of Naval Research (ONR) this week is ... exposition that will prepare Marines as they continue to ... officers will be in Booth No. 2305 during the ... to discuss how their research contributes to the expeditionary ... lethal." , ONR,s Expeditionary Maneuver Warfare and Combating Terrorism ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... IsoComforter, Inc., one of the Nation’s premier providers ... an innovative IsoTube technology and uniflow technology that employs ... provide optimal contact and pain control. By utilizing ice ... reservoir to a pad that is applied to your ... cold therapy for an extended period of time between ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Follow ... diagnostic procedure that provides quantitative measurement of bone density ... is driven by the rapidly aging world population, and ... The elderly represent potential candidates for measurement of bone ... of bone tissue as a result of the natural ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... the proverbial needle in the cancer antigen haystack, according ... of Experimental Medicine . , As cancer ... creates new versions of proteins, some of which are ... cells, prompting the cells to attack and eliminate the ... of the mutations in a patient,s cancer and to ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... has a much stronger role than genetics in ... allergy that renders children unable to eat a ... normal cellular components of the blood, but when ... cause a variety of eosinophilic disorders. These are ... often in the gastrointestinal system. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Modern Day Marine: ONR features technology for marines of the future 2Health News:IsoComforter Cold Therapy Introduces Innovative IsoTube Technology 2Health News:Rising Incidence of Osteoporosis Spurs Growth in the Global Bone Densitometers Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 2Health News:Rising Incidence of Osteoporosis Spurs Growth in the Global Bone Densitometers Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 3Health News:Environment plays bigger role than genetics in food allergic disease eosinophilic esophagitis 2
(Date:9/21/2014)... Stanford researchers has developed a protein therapy that disrupts ... from original tumor sites, travel through the blood stream ... , This process, known as metastasis, can cause cancer ... of patients who succumb to cancer fall prey to ... associate professor of bioengineering who describes a new therapeutic ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... resource unveiled today by researchers from several Harvard ... provides both experienced and aspiring researchers with the ... operate robots made from soft, flexible materials. , ... cutters, and other advances in manufacturing technology, soft ... Using principles drawn from conventional rigid robot design, ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... A University of Oklahoma biology professor will study ... control leg movements with a National Science Foundation ... four-year project. , Ari Berkowitz, professor in the ... Sciences, will focus on the differences between the ... understand what neurotransmitters they use and what connections ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Stanford researchers create 'evolved' protein that may stop cancer from spreading 2Stanford researchers create 'evolved' protein that may stop cancer from spreading 3Stanford researchers create 'evolved' protein that may stop cancer from spreading 4Soft robotics 'toolkit' features everything a robot-maker needs 2
Other Contents