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A small chemical reactor made via 3-D printing allows for making drugs on-demand

A team of researchers at the University of Glasgow has developed a system based on 3-D printing reactor modules for creating pharmaceuticals on demand. In their paper published in the journal ...

Fri 19 Jan 18 from TechXplore

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Smart robotic implant developed to treat rare birth defect

Oesophageal atresia is a rare genetic disease, in which the upper and lower sections of a baby's oesophagus don't connect – there's a gap between them. Scientists from the University ...

Thu 18 Jan 18 from Gizmag

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Blasting dental plaque with microbubbles

Tooth loss can cause many inconveniences. Dental implants such as crowns, however, have allowed people to overcome most of these and live a better quality of life. But just like normal teeth, ...

Fri 19 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

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Popular tool for drug discovery just got 10 times faster

Researchers at Purdue University just made high throughput screening, a process often used in drug discovery, 10 times faster than previous methods.

Thu 18 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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A nanoparticle inhalant for treating heart disease

A team of researchers from Italy and Germany has developed a nanoparticle inhalant for treating people suffering from heart disease. In their paper published in the journal Science Translational ...

Thu 18 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

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Designing the next generation of hair dyes

North Carolina State University researchers have created the largest publicly available chemical database of hair dye substances as a resource for developing a new generation of hair color products ...

Wed 17 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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Clean and green—a moss that removes lead from water

Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS) in Japan have demonstrated that that moss can be a green alternative for decontaminating polluted water and soil. Published ...

Wed 17 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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Scientists synthesize nanoparticle-antioxidants to treat strokes and spinal cord injuries

An international science team has developed an innovative therapeutic complex based on multi-layer polymer nanostructures of superoxide dismutase (SOD). The new substance can be used to effectively ...

Wed 17 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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Snapshot of DNA repair

DNA is like the computer code of the body, and it must be preserved for our bodies to survive. Yet, as cells grow and change, DNA is vulnerable to defects, especially double strand breaks (DSBs). ...

Tue 16 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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Researchers use 3-D microtube platform to study lumen formation

A team of scientists from Singapore and France, led by Professor Lim Chwee Teck, Principal Investigator at the Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore and the Department of Biomedical Engineering ...

Tue 16 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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