Your browser is old and is not supported. Upgrade for better security.


Nano-diamonds for cancer detection

In the news

Bikanta’s Tiny Diamonds Find Cancer Before It Spreads
May 27, 2015
Y Combinator-backed biotech company Bikanta wants to find and stop cancer at its source by inserting tiny, fluorescent diamonds inside your body.
Microscopic Diamonds Are Lighting The Way to Early Cancer Detection
August 18, 2014
Optical-imaging dyes can be used to locate cancerous cells, but the dyed cells can be hard to see in digital images of the affected tissues. Nanodiamonds, by contrast, have shown a 100-fold improvement over conventional optical imaging methods.
Researchers want to flood your body with disease-detecting diamonds
August 8, 2014
Forget the age-old cliché: diamonds might soon be a cancer researcher's best friend, too.
What People Say