Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
For the out-of-band Slashdot experience (mostly headlines), follow us on Twitter, or Facebook. ×
Biotech Science

New Nanoparticle Could Provide Simple Early Diagnosis Of Many Diseases 62 62

Researchers have created a new nanoparticle that could someday act as a virtually all-purpose diagnostic tool to detect many inflammatory diseases in their earliest stages, including heart disease, Alzheimer's, and arthritis. The specially-designed nanoparticles seek out hydrogen peroxide (thought to be overproduced in trace amounts in the early stages of most diseases that involve some sort of chronic inflammation in the body), and emit light when they encounter it.
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

New Nanoparticle Could Provide Simple Early Diagnosis Of Many Diseases

Comments Filter:

Computer Science is the only discipline in which we view adding a new wing to a building as being maintenance -- Jim Horning

Working...