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Super Sensitive Cancer Detection

Publication Date

March 2013

Northeastern University graduate student Asanterabi Malima talks about an ultra-sensitive screening chip that uses nanotechnology to detect colorectal cancer earlier than ever before.


Check out how nanotechnology is transforming medicine, computing, energy, biological imaging, consumer products, and environmental stewardship.

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Top 10 Science Stories of 2012

Publication Date

January 2013

From the discovery of the Higgs Boson to an exciting new Mars mission, the Current Science and Technology team has been keeping up with innovative research and late-breaking scientific news all year. In an annual tradition, the team will highlight their picks for the 10 most interesting and important science stories of 2012. Discover which stories made the cut, and which one sits atop them all as our number one science story of the year!
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Targeted Nanomedicine Cancer Treatment

Publication Date

December 2012

Learn about a new nanomedicine particle that has the ability to target cancer cells, evade the immune system, and slowly release a chemotherapeutic.

The Amazing Nano Brothers Juggling Show

The atomic world as you've never seen before — hilarious, awe-inspiring, and educational!

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Sci-Tech Today: Paper Diagnostics for Health
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Sci-Tech Today: Prosthetic Hand Technology
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Sci-Tech Today: Aluminum Rocket
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Sci-Tech Today: Tax credits and nanotech to make solar energy more affordable
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Sci-Tech Today: Quantum Dots Improve a Light Bulb