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June 11th, 2007

Photoacoustic imaging goes for gold

Abstract:
Photoacoustic imaging is an optical technique that can be used to visualize abnormalities in soft tissue. Now, a Netherlands-based research consortium is investigating the possibility of adding gold nanoparticles into the photoacoustic mix in the hope that the work will one day yield a cost-effective breast-cancer detection system, and perhaps even a new type of therapy.

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