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Greg Jones

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My Idea is to add a marker to medications even at the atomic level that can be picked up by a scanner

My Idea is to add a marker even at the atomic level that can be picked up by a scanner.The progress of the medication could then be tracked throughout the body.Very useful for many medications particularly those that affect the brain.

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  • Oct 19 2013: Is it possible for you to add an antibody (of a specific purpose) to the drug molecule, and encapsulate the "drug" with nanoparticles (ferromagnetic)? A scanner can send a signal and receive a specific signal that is only received by nanoparitcles.

    The antibody allows the drug molecule to bind to the are of interest.
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      Oct 19 2013: My basic concept is to add a marker at the atomic/nano scale to the drug molecule and track them in real time, negating the need for radioactive materials. I put the idea out there for anyone to take further.There are plenty of people out there that can take the new concept much further than I can.In fact your question is exactly what I sought and intended by posting this on TED,I sense you have a much higher IQ than me and and I have fired your imagination, so go forth and take it further! I'll leave this discussion now and comment no further, however will just check back to see If people like you have discussed the concept and applied real world science possibilities to it. Thanks.

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