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Improving the image of nanoparticles

Nature volume 539, pages 505506 (24 November 2016) | Download Citation

A biocompatible probe that combines fluorescent nanodiamonds and gold nanoparticles allows cells to be imaged using both optical and electron microscopy techniques, opening up fresh opportunities for biological research.

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  1. Christopher S. Wood and Molly M. Stevens are in the Departments of Materials and Bioengineering, and at the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK.

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