Taking the fight into the enemy's territory
(Phys.org) —German researchers have developed a scheme for the preparation of nanoparticles that offer a highly versatile system for targeted drug delivery directly into diverse types of tumor cells.
Killing cancer cells with acid reflux
A University of Central Florida chemist has come up with a unique way to kill certain cancer cells – give them acid reflux.
New species of leafminer on grapevine in Western Cape came from wild grapes
Since 2011 an unknown leafmining moth was observed in table grape orchards and often in large numbers in the Paarl region of the Western Cape (South Africa).
Realistic war games have collateral damage of their own
The Red Cross has called for makers of videogames to more actively embed and interrogate the laws of war by, for example, punishing players for killing civilians or using torture to gain information. How ...
Observing how EGFR clusters malfunction in cancer cells
For scientists to improve cancer treatments with targeted therapeutic drugs, they need to be able to see proteins prevalent in the cancer cells. This has been an impossible, until now. Thanks to a new microscopy ...
Faster, more precise airstrikes within reach
Air-ground fire coordination—also known as Close Air Support or CAS—is a dangerous and difficult business. Pilots and dismounted ground agents must ensure they hit only the intended target using just ...