Topic: Spectroscopy

New Device Improves Skin Cancer Detection

Aug. 5, 2014

[caption id="attachment_47160" align="alignright" width="524" caption="The left is a photo of the pen-sized 3-in-1 spectroscopy system. The right panel shows a view of the probel assembly with optical elements, such as filters, fibers and front lens. Credit: Review of Scientific Instruments/Eric Marple, EmVision LLC."][/caption]

AUSTIN, Texas  Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have designed an optical device that may reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies by offering a fast, comprehensive, noninvasive and lower-cost solution to detect melanoma and other skin cancer lesions.

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University of Texas at Austin Licenses Technology for Nanoparticle Detection to Houston Company

Sept. 29, 2008

Technology that can determine the concentration of nanomaterials in living tissue has been licensed by The University of Texas at Austin to Houston-based nanoTox Inc.

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