New experiments have found that silica nanoshells coated with gold and placed into cancerous tumours, kill the malignant cells when exposed to an external source of near-infrared light. Posted...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=67 | 5 Nov 2003
Nanotechnology based cancer treatments can be divided into two categories: Targeted drug delivery or Physical destruction. This article deals with the physical destruction of cancerusing nanoshells or...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1908 | 28 May 2007
The potential for nanoparticles in cancer drug delivery is infinite with novel new applications constantly being explored. This paper explores the types and structures of nanoparticles used in cancer...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1903 | 14 May 2007
Nanotechnology is set to play an important role in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors for humans and animals. How nanoparticles, microfluidic devices, biochips, nanoshells, nanocapsules,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1326 | 26 Jul 2005
Using metal nanoshells designed to both absorb and scatter near-infrared light, a team of investigators at Rice University has shown that such nanoparticles can both image and treat tumors in...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=4789 | 23 Aug 2007
Gold nanoparticles have shown promise as miniature thermal scalpels that when
irradiated with near-infrared light are capable of cooking tumors to death.
Now, a team of investigators from The...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=20653 | 23 Nov 2010
An Indiana University School of Medicine breast cancer surgeon is pursuing research that will utilize glass, gold, nanotechnology and Greek mythology hoping to vanquish breast cancer that has...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=27153 | 19 Apr 2013
A solution-phase process has been developed by CNM users from the University
of California at Riverside, working collaboratively with the Nanophotonics Group
at the Argonne National...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=17478 | 12 May 2010
Scientists from four U.S. universities have created a way to use Rice University's light-activated nanoshells as building blocks for 2-D and 3-D structures that could find use in chemical sensors,...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=17744 | 28 May 2010
Many biological substances still remain undetectable. That will soon change, thanks to a biological sensor being developed by University of Arizona chemists. Posted March 30 2004
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=729 | 5 Apr 2004