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September 11, 2021

Special X-ray colors resonate with bonds in molecules

Special X-ray colors resonate with bonds in molecules -- methyl is pictured in this illustration -- enabling scientists to selectively probe chemically distinct parts of micelle nanocarriers.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants DMR 1626566 and OIA 1430364.]

Learn more in the Washington State University news story Soft X‑ray method promises nanocarrier breakthroughs for smart medicine. (Date image taken: May 25, 2021; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Sept. 11, 2021)

Credit: Image created by Ryan Allen of Second Bay Studios for Washington State University

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