Search results for nanocapsule

Bio & Medicine Sep 09, 2019

Tiny capsules offer alternative to viral delivery of gene therapy

New tools for editing genetic code offer hope for new treatments for inherited diseases, some cancers, and even stubborn viral infections. But the typical method for delivering gene therapies to specific tissues in the body ...

Nanomaterials Aug 23, 2019

Creating textiles and cosmetics of the future with nanotechnology

By using nanocapsules, scientists and industrial partners are developing innovative garments and skin products that provide thermal comfort, and anti-aging and antimicrobial properties.

Bio & Medicine Aug 14, 2019

Nanocapsule reaches cancer that has spread to central nervous system in mice

Cancer that has spread to the central nervous system is notoriously difficult to treat. Now, UCLA researchers have developed a drug delivery system that breaks through the blood-brain barrier in order to reach and treat cancer ...

Bio & Medicine Aug 15, 2019

Nanoscale 'glass' bottles could enable targeted drug delivery

Tiny silica bottles filled with medicine and a special temperature-sensitive material could be used for drug delivery to kill malignant cells only in certain parts of the body, according to a study published recently by researchers ...

Bio & Medicine May 26, 2010

Nanocapsule delivers radiotherapy

( -- 'Hot' nanocapsules can deliver targeted radiotherapy to individual organs, new research has shown.

Bio & Medicine Sep 16, 2015

Nanocapsule able to protect nutrients in beverages and food supplements

Researchers at the National University of Mexico (UNAM) developed a nanostructured system capable of protecting the active compounds of juices and nutritional supplements from high temperatures during the pasteurization process ...

Nanomaterials Jun 26, 2014

Eco-friendly versatile nanocapsules developed

The Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has announced that the Centre for Self-assembly and Complexity have succeeded in developing a new technology that introduces metal nanoparticles on the surface of polymer nanocapsules ...

Bio & Medicine Apr 29, 2019

DNA folds into a smart nanocapsule for drug delivery

Researchers from University of Jyväskylä and Aalto University in Finland have developed a customized DNA nanostructure that can perform a predefined task in human body-like conditions. To do so, the team built a capsule-like ...

Nanomaterials Sep 05, 2017

Sweet success: Nanocapsule perfectly binds sucrose in water

Scientists around the world are pursuing the goal of developing synthetic receptors capable of recognizing biologically important molecules. Although many attempts have been made to mimic the way that protein pockets detect ...

Bio & Medicine Jun 20, 2016

Stealth nanocapsules kill Chagas parasites in mouse models

Lychnopholide, a substance isolated from a Brazilian plant, and formulated as part of "nanocapsules" cured more than half of a group of mice that had been infected experimentally with Chagas disease parasites. "Chagas disease ...

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