News tagged with drug delivery

Nanovesicles in predictable shapes

Beads, disks, bowls and rods: scientists at Radboud University have demonstrated the first methodological approach to control the shapes of nanovesicles. This opens doors for the use of nanovesicles in biomedical applications, ...

date20 hours ago in Bio & Medicine
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Development of a novel carbon nanomaterial 'pot'

A novel, pot-shaped, carbon nanomaterial developed by researchers from Kumamoto University, Japan is several times deeper than any hollow carbon nanostructure previously produced. This unique characteristic enables the material ...

dateAug 05, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Using carbon nanotubes for drug delivery

Carbon nanotubes, or tiny hollow cylinders of one-atom-thick carbon sheets, have incredible potential for a wide variety of applications due to their strength, flexibility, and other uniquely powerful properties. They are ...

dateMay 17, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Why cancer drugs can't take the pressure

A major reason why cancer drugs fail is that they cannot penetrate the high-pressure environment of solid tumors. A study published May 10th in Biophysical Journal reveals that a large, naturally occurring molecule called ...

dateMay 10, 2016 in Biochemistry
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