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MIT Researchers use light emitting nanoparticles for medical imaging.

Nanoparticles called "quantum dots" enable researchers to have a better look at anatomical structures.

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Medical imaging enabled by nanoparticles.

Nanoparticle imaging.

 

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have engineered nanoparticles that are capable of emitting infrared light, encouraging promising applications in medical imaging. These particles provide a cleared picture of the body, as their frequencies penetrate further.