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Molecules delivering drugs as they walk

An octopus-like polymer can "walk" along the wall of a narrow channel as it is pushed through by a solvent. Now research in The Journal of Chemical Physics, which is published by the American Institute of Physics, provid ...

Aug 03, 2010
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Moving polymers through pores

The movement of long chain polymers through nanopores is a key part of many biological processes, including the transport of RNA, DNA, and proteins. New research reported in The Journal of Chemical Physics, which ...

Jul 14, 2010
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Mass production of polymer solar cells within reach

Ten years of intensive research and development at Risoe DTU (Technical University of Denmark) is now materialized in a fully operational production line for polymer solar cells at the Danish company Mekoprint A/S. Polymer ...

Jul 01, 2010
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Novel technique informs drug delivery research

University College Dublin researchers led by Conway Fellow, Professor David Brayden have shown that a candidate drug delivery polymer may have potential for oral or topical use. These findings were recently ...

Jun 03, 2010
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Brilliant counterfeit protection

(PhysOrg.com) -- Counterfeit products create losses in the billions each year. Beside the economic damages, all too often additional risks arise from the poor materials and shoddy workmanship of "knock-off ...

Jun 02, 2010
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