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UCLA chemists develop new coating for nanoscale probes
...a single protein tagged with a fluorescent quantum dot
inside a living cell in three dimensions and within a few nanometers of accuracy. "This process is, in some ways, the molecular equivalent of using the global positioning system to track a single person anywhere on earth," Pinaud said. "We can...
Newly designed nanoparticle quantum dots simultaneously target and image prostate tumors in mice
...at deal of protection and stability to the quantum dot
probes inside the animals," Dr. Gao said. "Also, ...tion and leakage." "This is a new class of quantum dot
conjugates designed specifically for complex in vivo applications," said Dr. Nie. "They are stable ...
From science fiction to reality: Nanomedicine brings fresh hope to the medical world
...n the discovery phase of drug development. Quantum dot
particles are being applied in high-content drug screening and in the detection of breast cancer cells among others. However, as with other new technologies, nanomedicine also faces its own set of issues. Scalability is one of its biggest technologic...
Study reveals why eyes in some paintings seem to follow viewers
...chers did two types of tasks. In one, they moved a dot
around on the computer screen to show which points on the torso appeared to be nearest and which appeared to be the furthest away. The researchers did this hundreds of times to find near points and far points on various parts of the torso. In a secon...