News tagged with ingestion

Nanoparticles and the immune system

(—Nanotechnology is such a new innovation that no one is really sure what will come of it. Predictions range from the ability to reproduce things like diamonds and food, to the world being devoured by self-replicating ...

dateFeb 13, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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Bacterial gene 'therapy' to combat cholera

Cholera is an extremely virulent intestinal infection caused by ingestion of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae (V. cholerae). EU researchers elucidated the molecular mechanisms behind expression of virulence genes with important ...

dateJul 09, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Chip-in-a-pill may be approved in 2012

( -- Giant Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis AG, based in Basel, is developing a pill containing an embedded microchip, which it hopes to submit for regulatory approval in Europe within 18 months. The chip ...

dateNov 10, 2010 in Medications report
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