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Engineering Particles on the Nanoscale to Redesign the Future of Medicine

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Super high resolution microscopes are the most significant development in imaging since the invention of the microscope in the 16th century. Conventional microscopes resolve objects as small as 300 nanometers, also known as the "diffraction limit....

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Kit B (276)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 7:59 am

These are not that new, and from what I have read they are very effective. For Cancer they are trying nano-particles to carry the drug directed to the cancer cell. This is also what the cannibanoids in Marijuana do, they attack the cancer cells and effectively choke off the blood supply and kill the cancer cells, while not harming healthy cells. If they can directed this nano-particles to kill off viruses we will have made great strides in medicine. I just hope the price is not prohibitive.

Roger G (154)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 1:41 pm
noted, thanks

Lois Jordan (63)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 4:40 pm
Noted. Interesting info--thanks, Frans. I appreciate the additional comments by Kit, too....

Michael A (28)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 8:52 pm

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Wednesday February 5, 2014, 3:08 am
Noted, thanks.

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 10:49 am
Thank you Frans.

Melania Padilla (122)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 6:19 pm
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