Massachusetts Institute of Technology

New nanodevice defeats drug resistance

Chemotherapy often shrinks tumors at first, but as cancer cells become resistant to drug treatment, tumors can grow back. A new nanodevice developed by MIT researchers can help overcome that by first blocking ...

dateMar 02, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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New nanogel for drug delivery

Scientists are interested in using gels to deliver drugs because they can be molded into specific shapes and designed to release their payload over a specified time period. However, current versions aren't ...

dateFeb 19, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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Solving carbon mysteries of the deep ocean

Understanding how oceans absorb and cycle carbon is crucial to understanding its role in climate change. For approximately 50 years, scientists have known there exists a large pool of dissolved carbon in ...

dateFeb 18, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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