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Engineering phase changes in nanoparticle arrays

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have just taken a big step toward the goal of engineering dynamic nanomaterials whose structure and associated properties ...

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Vortex device makes for better cancer treatments

A South Australian invention, responsible for unboiling an egg, has been used to produce a four-fold increase in efficacy of carboplatin, a commonly used drug for ovarian, lung and other cancer.

Fri 22 May 15 from Medical Xpress

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Nanotherapy effective in mice with multiple myeloma

Researchers have designed a nanoparticle-based therapy that is effective in treating mice with multiple myeloma, a cancer of immune cells in the bone marrow.

Tue 19 May 15 from Medical Xpress

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What happens inside a membrane

A new SISSA study has achieved two important results with a single effort: to devise an innovative method to analyse the structure of biological proteins immersed in their physiological context, ...

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Mesoporous particles for the development of drug delivery system safe to human bodies

A research group led by MANA Scientist Kohsaku Kawakami, postdoctoral researcher Shaoling Zhang and MANA Principal Investigator Katsuhiko Ariga, at the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics ...

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NIH Awards Grant to Develop 'Nanobombs' to Treat Biofilm Infection in Chronic Wounds

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Kent State University's Min-Ho Kim, Ph.D., assistant professor of biological sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, a $1,842,350...

Thu 21 May 15 from AZoNano

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Chameleon proteins make individual cells visible

Researchers discovered a new mechanism of how fluorescent proteins can change colour. It enables the microscopic visualization of individual cells in their three-dimensional environment in living ...

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Toxin-absorbing nanosponges could be used to soak up localized infections

Back in 2013, we heard that nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diago (UC San Diego) had successfully used nanosponges to soak up toxins in the bloodstream. Fast-forward ...

Wed 20 May 15 from Gizmag

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Pi and a pint of science experiments

UK scientists take science lectures to the pub in the Pint of Science festival in 12 cities across the country.

Wed 20 May 15 from BBC News

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Scientists identify crucial step in helping to prevent Hepatitis C virus replicating

New research from the University of Southampton has identified how changes in the cell membrane play a pivotal role in how the Hepatitis C virus replicates.

Tue 19 May 15 from

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