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Microplastics Worse For Marine Life Than Previously Thought

Microplastics Worse For Marine Life Than Previously Thought

University of Exeter The tiny plastic particles polluting our seas are not only orally ingested by marine creatures, but also enter their systems through their gills, according to a new study led by the University of Exeter. Scientists also...

Latest Microsphere Stories

2014-01-08 16:24:14

DUBLIN, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6s2fj8/microspheres) has announced the addition of the "Global Microspheres Market Report 2013 - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6s2fj8/microspheres ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Rising demand for efficiency and better materials with...

2013-11-24 23:00:53

Transparency Market Research Report adds "Global Microspheres Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/microspheres-market.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 Microspheres are small spherical microparticles of a size ranging from 1µm to 1000 µm, and can be produced naturally as well as synthetically. These are innovative raw materials...

2013-10-23 23:29:09

The multi-national specialty chemical contract manufacturing company Polysciences Inc. will soon be revealing the newest addition to their Warrington, PA campus. Polysciences Inc. specializes in the development and manufacturing of novel monomers, polymers, and microspheres for biomedical and pharmaceutical purposes, and the latest addition to their main location will help them keep up with the increasing demand for their products and services. Warrington, PA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013...

Uniform Drug Release Vehicle Produced By Microencapsulation
2013-09-03 08:25:26

Penn State Consistently uniform, easily manufactured microcapsules containing a brain cancer drug may simplify treatment and provide more tightly controlled therapy, according to Penn State researchers. "Brain tumors are one of the world's deadliest diseases," said Mohammad Reza Abidian, assistant professor of bioengineering, chemical engineering and materials science and engineering. "Typically doctors resect the tumors, do radiation therapy and then chemotherapy." The majority of...

2013-08-12 23:03:26

The global market for microspheres is projected to reach $2.4 billion in 2013. BCC Research expects the market to reach $4.4 billion by 2018 and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.6% for the period 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Microspheres: Technologies and Global Markets (Report code: AVM073B) from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global market for microspheres is...

Small Intestine Uses More Cells To Absorb Larger Particles
2013-08-06 07:41:25

Brown University A new study reports that the small intestine uses more cells than scientists had realized to absorb microspheres large enough to contain therapeutic protein drugs, such as insulin. The finding in rats, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is potentially good news for developing a means for oral delivery of such drugs. The small intestine employs more cells and mechanisms than scientists previously thought to absorb relatively large...


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