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2013-01-28 14:16:45

Every day scientists learn more about how the world works at the smallest scales.

2013-01-03 18:11:18

Plasmonic gold nanoparticles make pinpoint heating on demand possible.

2012-11-20 13:37:49

In a world-first, researchers from the Australian Centre for Nanomedicine at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney have developed a nanoparticle that could improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy for neuroblastoma by a factor of five.

Electronic Nose Prototype Can Sniff Out Harmful Substances
2012-08-23 07:55:23

Research by Nosang Myung, a professor at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering, has enabled a local company to develop an "electronic nose" prototype that can detect small quantities of harmful substances.

2012-08-23 01:00:30

A compound found in green tea could be a weapon in treatments for tackling cancer.

2012-08-16 01:11:18

By sequencing cancer-cell genomes, scientists have discovered vast numbers of genes that are mutated, deleted or copied in cancer cells.

2012-07-10 15:28:22

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) are the first to report a new approach that integrates rational drug design with supramolecular nanochemistry in cancer treatment.

2012-06-27 22:27:42

Scientists are reporting an advance toward treating disease with minute capsules containing not drugs — but the DNA and other biological machinery for making the drug.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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