Article - 18 Sep 2013
Scientists from the nanotech research collaborative Nanoprobes have developed a treatment for cancer using magnetic nanoparticles, which has cured 80% of mice in initial trials.
News - 29 Jan 2020
Iron nanowires coated with drugs can offer a better option for cancer therapy as they can be steered to the tumor site by an external magnetic field, before starting a three-step cancer-killing...
News - 13 Nov 2019
A research team has been working to create engineered magnetic nanostructures and to customize the properties of materials at the nanoscale. The team includes physicists from Helmholtz-Zentrum...
News - 24 Feb 2015
By loading magnetic nanoparticles with drugs and dressing them in biochemical camouflage, Houston Methodist researchers say they can destroy blood clots 100 to 1,000 times faster than a commonly used...
News - 24 Nov 2011
The University of Maryland (UMd) in partnership with a multi-institute team of scientists has developed an innovative alloy material through the combination of advanced material research and a very...
News - 18 Mar 2011
University of California, Riverside scientists have designed nanoscale-sized apparatus comprising iron oxide particles that react to an outside magnetic field, enhancing visual data being displayed....
News - 6 Feb 2007
Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have created a new type of nanoparticle that could be used in tests for medical diagnostics, environmental pollution, and contamination of food...
News - 2 Feb 2007
Nanoscale magnets in the form of iron-containing molecules might be used to improve the contrast between healthy and diseased tissue in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) - as long as the concentration...
Article - 7 Mar 2013
Nanoparticles can be designed for enhanced biological imaging, and can deliver cancer drugs to targeted locations within the body. The combination of these two functionalities into a single platform...
News - 22 Sep 2009
A research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) studying sugar-coated nanoparticles for use as a possible cancer therapy has uncovered a delicate balancing act that makes...