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Team develops targeted drug delivery to lung

Researchers from Columbia Engineering and Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have developed a new method that can target delivery of very small volumes of drugs into the lung. Their approach, in which micro-liters ...

date13 hours ago in Engineering
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How does your microbiome grow?

It is increasingly clear that the thousands of different bacteria living in our intestinal tract - our microbiome - have a major impact on our health. But the details of the microbiome's effects are still fairly murky. A ...

date16 hours ago in Cell & Microbiology
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Video: Handheld diagnostics

Sam Sia, associate professor of Biomedical Engineering, and his team developed a smartphone dongle to bring diagnostic testing to remote areas where health care access is limited and funds are low.

date19 hours ago in Analytical Chemistry
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