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Quantum dots that light up TVs could be used for brain research

  • Written by Mengying Zhang, PhD Candidate in Molecular Engineering and Sciences, University of Washington
Red quantum dots glow inside a rat brain cell.Nanoscale Advances, 2019, 1, 3424 - 3442, CC BY-ND

While many people love colorful photos of landscapes, flowers or rainbows, some biomedical researchers treasure vivid images on a much smaller scale – as tiny as one-thousandth the width of a human hair.

To study the micro world and help advance...

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