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A faster way to watch blood flow in the brain

Laser beams track red blood cells as fast as a neuron can fire

15 hours ago from Science Now

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Scientists convert microbubbles to nanoparticles

Biomedical researchers led by Dr. Gang Zheng at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have successfully converted microbubble technology already used in diagnostic imaging into nanoparticles that ...

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Researchers develop molecular backbone of super-slim, bendable digital displays

From smartphones and tablets to computer monitors and interactive TV screens, electronic displays are everywhere. As the demand for instant, constant communication grows, so too does the urgency ...

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Prototype 'nanoneedles' generate new blood vessels in mice

Scientists have developed tiny 'nanoneedles' that have successfully prompted parts of the body to generate new blood vessels, in a trial in mice.

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'Google Maps' for the body: A biomedical revolution

A world-first UNSW collaboration that uses previously top-secret technology to zoom through the human body down to the level of a single cell could be a game-changer for medicine, an international ...

17 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Gecko skin is suprisingly un-sticky

SUPER SKIN: Geckos may have the ability to stick to walls, but it seems that not much sticks to them.

Sun 29 Mar 15 from ABC Science

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Microsecond Raman imaging might probe cells, organs for disease

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A vibrational spectroscopic imaging technology that can take images of living cells could represent an advanced medical diagnostic tool for the early detection of cancer ...

10 hours ago from HealthCanal

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Researchers develop computational model to simulate bacterial behavior

University of Notre Dame applied mathematician Mark Alber and environmental biotechnologist Robert Nerenberg have developed a new computational model that effectively simulates the mechanical ...

Fri 27 Mar 15 from

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Nanoparticles help wounds to heal 50 percent faster

An experimental nanoparticle therapy cuts in half the time wounds take to heal compared to natural healing. The therapy has already been tested successfully in mice and will soon be tried on ...

21 hours ago from Gizmag

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Cost–effective eye treatment bubbles to the surface

Bubbles invisible to the naked eye could provide the next breakthrough in treating heart and eye problems – and present an alternate treatment for cancer and cellulite as well.

19 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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