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December 1, 2023

Bubble-based ultrasound imaging technique

A rendering of an ultrasound imaging technique that uses nano-sized bubbles to distinguish macrophages -- a type of cell vital to nearly every function of the immune system -- from other cells in mammal tissue.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant DMR 1845053.]

Learn more in the NSF Research News story Tiny bubbles could reveal immune cell secrets and improve treatments. (Date of image: 2023; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Dec. 1, 2023)

Credit: Jennifer M. McCann/Materials Research Institute

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