Detecting a heart attack with gold nanoparticles

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Researchers have developed a colloidal gold test strip for Cardiac troponin I detection based on microplasma generated gold nanoparticles.

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Light sensors for artificial limbs

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Researchers shine light into muscle to detect instructions for artificial limbs.

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Plasma etching for better vascular grafts

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A Montreal-based research group have developed aligned electrospun PET nanofiber mats that mimic the media layer of arteries.

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Artificial evolution for medical applications

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2014 Karl Heinz Beckurts Award goes to Prof. Dr. Andreas Marx.

Lanthanide nanoprobes for biomedical applications

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Lanthanide(III) complexes have steadily found increasing use in both biosensing and bioimaging due to their advantageous emission properties.

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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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