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Tagged: medical imaging

  • Seeing Tumors with Quantum Dots

    Glowing nanoparticles could help doctors make sure they don’t leave behind any traces of brain tumors during surgery.

  • A Better Picture of the Brain

    A new imager that performs simultaneous MRI and PET scans could, among other applications, speed up the study of Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Colorful Lasers from Q Dots

    A new type of nanometer-size semiconductor crystal that can amplify light marks an important step toward cheap, tunable lasers.


  • A Better Silicon Laser

    Researchers at Intel have made the most efficient silicon laser yet, potentially paving the way for cheaper medical imaging and ultrasensitive chemical detection.

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  • MRI-Compatible Robots

    A new motor made of nonmagnetic and dielectric materials can power a robotic medical device inside an MRI scanner, significantly improving cancer diagnoses and treatments.


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