60 million received by the specialists of the National research technological University (nust) nust MISIS on the development of a new cancer drug. It is based on the use of nanoparticles of magnetite, a mineral with strong magnetic properties.
New technology will allow you to quickly and accurately diagnose cancer when performing magnetic resonance imaging. In addition, the magnetite can deliver chemicals directly into the tumor. The nanoparticles according to scientists perform their function of quickly excreted. In case of successful implementation of all tests world will get a new tool for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
Scientists from Novosibirsk are not far behind, the day before they opened a new contrast agent for x-rays. Under the influence of x-rays mix color varies from white to dark purple. It's possible that their discovery will be useful to physicians who diagnose.