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August 26, 2016

Designing Ultrasound Tools with Lego-Like Proteins

Ultrasound imaging is used around the world to help visualize developing babies and diagnose diseases. The next step in ultrasound technology is to image not just anatomy, but specific cells and molecules deeper in the body, such as those associated with tumors or bacteria in our gut. Now scientists say that protein engineering techniques might one day lead to colorful ultrasound images of cells deep within our bodies. Read more at Caltech News.