Archive: 7/03/2007

No Carrier Necessary: This Drug Delivers Itself

The problem of efficiently delivering drugs, especially those that are hydrophobic or water-repellant, to tumors or other disease sites has long challenged scientists to develop innovative delivery systems that keep these ...

dateMar 07, 2007 in Bio & Medicine
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Women are best at being buddies

A four-year study by sociologists at The University of Manchester has found that women are much more likely than men to make deep and lasting friendships. The investigation into social networks by the University's Research ...

dateMar 07, 2007 in Other
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Watery Nanoparticles Deliver Anticancer Therapy

Ultrafine nanoparticles made of a lacy web of polymer and tiny pockets of water may prove to be an ideal vehicle for delivering light-activated drugs to tumors. Preliminary experiments, published in the journal Angewandte ...

dateMar 07, 2007 in Bio & Medicine
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