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Dr. Gang Han gives press conference at American Chemical Society Meeting in San Diego

Date Posted: Monday, September 16, 2019

American Chemical Society Meeting, August 27, 2019

Movies featuring heroes with superpowers, such as flight, X-ray vision or extraordinary strength, are all the rage. But while these popular characters are mere flights of fancy, scientists have used nanoparticles to confer a real superpower on ordinary mice: the ability to see near-infrared light. Today, scientists report progress in making versions of these nanoparticles that could someday give built-in night vision to humans.

View a video of Dr. Han’s press conference: