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2012-08-27 19:36:41

A multi-institutional research team has developed a method for embedding networks of biocompatible nanoscale wires within engineered tissues.

Image 1 - Gold Nanowires Offer Breakthrough In Cardiac Patches
2011-09-27 05:21:25

Researchers have developed cardiac patches using gold nanowires, which could create parts of tissue whose cells beat in time, mimicking the way the natural heart muscle works.

2011-09-20 00:14:55

Could engineered fatty particles help prevent AIDS?

2010-02-01 18:01:14

Surprise finding may have implications for labor anesthesia, orthopedics and more.

2009-09-18 10:29:08

Many medical conditions, such as chronic pain, cancer and diabetes, require medications that cannot be taken orally, but must be dosed intermittently, on an as-needed basis, over a long period of time.

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2009-08-05 06:45:00

According to new research, a contact lens that gradually dispenses medication to the eye might ease treatment for glaucoma and other eye ailments, assuming it advances past animal testing to human testing.

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2009-07-21 19:10:00

Taking eye drops multiple times a day can be difficult for patients to do, and because of blinking and tearing, as little as 1 to 7 percent of the dose is actually absorbed by the eye.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.