David Kirkpatrick

May 27, 2010

Killing tumors with gold nanoparticles

Via KurzweilAI.net — The latest in fighting cancer with nanotechnology.

Self-Assembling Gold Nanoparticles Use Light to Kill Tumor Cells
PhysOrg.com, May 26, 2010

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, have developed a method for creating supramolecular assemblies of gold nanoparticles that function as highly efficient photothermal agents for delivery to tumors, using a laser beam to heat the nanoparticles above 374 degreesC, the temperature at which explosive microbubbles form.
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1 Comment »

  1. […] More nanotech medical treatment Filed under: Science,Technology — Tags: cancer, carbon nanotubes, KurzweilAI.net, medicine, nanotechnology, radiotherapy — davidkirkpatrick @ 4:23 pm Both via KurzweilAI.net, and both as a follow-up to my previous post on killing tumors with gold nanoparticles. […]

    Pingback by More nanotech medical treatment « David Kirkpatrick — May 27, 2010 @ 4:23 pm


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