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Real-Time Tracking of "Criminal Activity" Inside the Body

To better understand certain drug-resistant infections, researchers have devised a way to detect and visually monitor the bacteria that cause them---in real time. The now-visible bacteria are responsible for a range of diseases, including fatal pneumonias and various bloodstream or solid-organ infections acquired in and outside the hospital.

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Eye on Biomedical Discovery

Programming Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct | Science: Out of the Box

2014 Popular Science “Brilliant Ten” honoree Jordan Green talks about a goal of his research: making nanoparticles that could program cancer cells to self-destruct.


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