A View Of Tumors, From The Inside Out

This image looks like an explosion in space, but it's actually gold nanorods bonding with a cancer cell. This type of gold nanoparticle could help researchers to watch a tumor grow in real time, within a few years, according to a new study. Researchers at Stanford implanted nanoparticles into living mice and were able… » 4/01/08 4:00pm 4/01/08 4:00pm