Articles tagged with ‘nanoparticles’

Typical transmission electron microscopy (TEM) images of Carbon dots. © IOP / STAM
13 September 2012
Carbon dots (C-dots) are light-emitting (luminescent) nanoparticles that can be used to track biological processes inside cells. They are less toxic than similar alternatives, making them more suitable for use in live biological systems, but the light-emitting properties of those currently made...
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5 June 2012
Research at the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) in Japan has provided a detailed insight into the mechanisms of heat generation in magnetic nanoparticles that could be used to kill cancerous cells.
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