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May 30th, 2003

Nano-coated implants cut MRI scan dangers

Biophan's new coating is made from a mixture of poorly conducting nanoparticles held in an insulating matrix. At less than three micrometres thick, the coating is designed to act like a mirror. It reflects most of frequencies of MRI radio waves that hit it and with a resistance in the millions of megaohms, any currents induced in it are tiny.


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