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PMH researchers create an organic nanoparticle that uses sound and heat to find and treat tumors
A team of scientists from Princess Margaret Hospital have created an organic nanoparticle that is completely non-toxic, biodegradable and nimble in the way it uses light and heat to treat cancer and deliver drugs. View News Article (2011-03-21)

Ultrashort laser ablation enables novel metal films
Laser ablation is well known in medical applications like dermatology and dentistry, and for more than a decade it has been used to vaporize materials that are difficult to evaporate for high-tech applications like deposition of superconductors. View News Article (2010-09-21)

Kellogg researchers develop new nanoparticle with potential to treat ocular cancer
Researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center have developed a new nanoparticle that uses a tumor cell's protective mechanism against itself -- short-circuiting tumor cell metabolism and killing tumor cells. View News Article (2016-02-22)

Self-assembling nanoparticle could improve MRI scanning for cancer diagnosis
Scientists have designed a new self-assembling nanoparticle that targets tumours, to help doctors diagnose cancer earlier. View News Article (2014-07-16)

UNC scientist proves potential of new nanoparticle design for cancer therapy
A new type of nanoparticle developed in the laboratories at the University of North Carolina has shown potential for more effective delivery of chemotherapy to treat cancer.  View News Article (2011-09-21)

Using Life's Building Blocks to Control Nanoparticle Assembly
Using DNA, the molecule that carries life's genetic instructions, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory are studying how to control both the speed of nanoparticle assembly and the structure of its resulting nanoclusters. View News Article (2007-08-23)

University of Toronto chemists make breakthrough in nanoscience research
A team of scientists led by Eugenia Kumacheva of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Toronto has discovered a way to predict the organization of nanoparticles in larger forms by treating them much the same as ensembles of molecules formed from standard chemical reactions. View News Article (2010-07-13)

Accidental nanoparticle discovery could hail revolution in manufacturing
A nanoparticle shaped like a spiky ball, with magnetic properties, has been uncovered in a new method of synthesising carbon nanotubes by physicists at Queen Mary University of London and the University of Kent.  View News Article (2013-09-10)

Nanoparticle gives antimicrobial ability to fight Listeria longer
A Purdue University research team developed a nanoparticle that can hold and release an antimicrobial agent as needed for extending the shelf life of foods susceptible to Listeria monocytogenes. View News Article (2010-12-08)

How Gold Nanoparticles Can Help Fight Ovarian Cancer
Positively charged gold nanoparticles are usually toxic to cells, but cancer cells somehow manage to avoid nanoparticle toxicity. View News Article (2013-05-22)

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