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News About Drug Delivery

Nanocapsules and other containers can transport drugs through a patient's body directly to the origin of the disease and release them there in a controlled…

New process discovered: Mere sunlight can be used to eradicate pollutants in water

The chemists at MLU rely on electrons moving freely in water, so-called hydrated electrons, to degrade dissolved pollutants.

Multifunctional nano-sized drug carriers based on reactive polypept(o)ides

Nano-sized carrier systems find medical application to improve pharmacologic properties of bioactive agents. For many therapeutic approaches, it is important…

Engineering team images tiny quasicrystals as they form

But there is, and the quasicrystal has become a subject of much research in the 35 years since Shechtman's Nobel Prize-winning discovery. What makes…

Scientists develop molecular thermometer for contactless measurement using infrared light

Chemists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in cooperation with researchers of the German Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM)…

How seashells get their strength

Seashells and lobster claws are hard to break, but chalk is soft enough to draw on sidewalks. Though all three are made of calcium carbonate crystals, the hard…

Nanospace-Controlled Gold Material Created Using Molecular Technology

A research group led by Yusuke Yamauchi at National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) in cooperation with other research organizations in Japan and…

Nanoballs deliver drugs

Anticancer drugs sometimes have very harmful side effects because they do not distinguish between tumours and healthy tissue. However by encapsulating these…