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Caption: An electron microscope image shows bismuth ions (dark lines) sitting inside carbon nanotubes. The material created at Rice University is a contrast agent that may allow clinicians to track the progress of stem cells in the body with a CT scanner.

Credit: Eladio Rivera/Rice University

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