Measuring skin rejuvenation with two-photon microscopy

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In vivo and non-invasive: Collagen remodeling after micro-ablative fractional laser resurfacing can be monitored by two-photon microscopy.

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A synergetic pairing: epifluorescent microscopy and electrophoretic microarrays

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Detection of nanoparticles and DNA biomarkers at clinically relevant low levels can be achieved by combining epifluorescent microscopy with dielectrophoretic microarrays.

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Nanomaterials and photoacoustic imaging for better cancer detection

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PDI-based organic nanomaterials have been successful developed and used for detection of deep human glioblastoma in mice models using photoacoustic imaging.

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Polymer-based flexible bioelectronics

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Researchers have created a low-cost, flexible bioelectronic device based on PEDOT:PSS, which they used for monitoring action potentials from cell tissues.

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Flavonoid-modified surfaces for medical applications

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Researchers have successfully fabricated titanium surfaces chemically functionalized with the flavonoids taxifolin and quercitrin.

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Instructing neural cell growth with synthetic hydrogels

Researchers have reported a multi-component hydrogel material that can be utilized to direct the fate of neural precursor cells in vitro.

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A new trick from liquid crystalline elastomers – responsive cell culture scaffolds

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Biocompatible, biodegradable and porous LC elastomers were used as viable, soft scaffolds for cell growth and proliferation in a spatial (3D) fashion.

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Targeting cancer cells with functionalised nanorods

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Researchers have described composite nanorods that consist of long iron segments and short gold tips and can be functionalized with biomolecules of interest.

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Cancer treatment based on PLGA microparticles

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Researchers have developed a cancer imaging and therapy agent composed of PLGA microparticles encapsulating a perfluorocarbon liquid core.

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Modeling blood capillaries to prevent shock

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Monitoring of blood capillary/vessel patterns with spatially resolved diffuse reflectance spectrometry might allow for the early detection of clinical shock.

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