Light-Emitting Nanoparticles Could Provide a Safer Way to Image Living Cells

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Research funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, which is a participating agency of the National Nanotechnology Initiative

Scientists have demonstrated how light-emitting nanoparticles can be used to see deep in living tissue. These so-called alloyed upconverting nanoparticles may ultimately guide high-precision surgeries and radiation treatments.