Probing tumour growth through infrared imaging

Tumour tracking nanoparticles as presented by Liu et al. in issue 5 of Advanced Science.

Tumour development is closely monitored through infrared emission from copolymer nanoparticles.

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Silicone Rubber Knee

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Researchers launch new medical technology project investigating a cmposite structure made of silicone rubber for use as a cruciate ligament implant.

Advanced Healthcare Materials Celebrates Its New Impact Factor!

In the recently released 2015 Journal Citation report, Advanced Healthcare Materials received its first two-year full Impact Factor of 5.79

From forms to functions: Unleash the potential of silk printing

Silk Printing

A new silk ink formulation provides a “bottom-up” approach to customized multifunction biomaterials.

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Molecular Doors: Adaptable Hydrogels

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Recent advances in the design of adaptable hydrogels for cell-encapsulation, cell-culture, and cell-transplantation applications are reviewed.

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International Year of Light: Plasmonic Nanoparticles

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This month’s International Year of Light article reviews relevant advances and applications of plasmonic nanoparticles, from energy to health.

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Tracking sperm with confocal laser endomicroscopy

Probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE) might improve the results of testicular sperm extraction while reducing traumata during surgery.

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Fiber optics goes biocompatible and implantable

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Researchers turn hydrogels into biocompatible optical fibers that can be functionalized for medical applications beyond endoscopy.

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A novel FCM-based microparticle characterization method

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A new scattering flow cytometry based method enables accurate detection and characterization of microparticles in submicron range.

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Novel tissue substitute made of high-tech fibers

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Regenerative medicine uses cells harvested from the patient’s own body to heal damaged tissue.