No Carrier Necessary: This Drug Delivers Itself

The problem of efficiently delivering drugs, especially those that are hydrophobic or water-repellant, to tumors or other disease sites has long challenged scientists to develop innovative delivery systems that keep these ...

Women are best at being buddies

A four-year study by sociologists at The University of Manchester has found that women are much more likely than men to make deep and lasting friendships. The investigation into social networks by the University's Research ...

Watery Nanoparticles Deliver Anticancer Therapy

Ultrafine nanoparticles made of a lacy web of polymer and tiny pockets of water may prove to be an ideal vehicle for delivering light-activated drugs to tumors. Preliminary experiments, published in the journal Angewandte ...

Magnetic Nanocrystals Carry Tumor-Killing Drugs

Imagine using a focused magnetic field to concentrate anticancer drugs in and around tumors, and then turning off the magnetic field so that the drugs then leave the body. That possiblity may become a reality as a result ...

NASA Completes Key Review of Orion Spacecraft

NASA has established a requirements baseline for the Orion crew exploration vehicle, bringing America's next human spacecraft a step closer to construction.

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