News tagged with drug delivery system

Physicists speed up droplet-wrapping process

Experimental physicists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst today report that they have developed a fast, dynamic new process for wrapping liquid droplets in ultrathin polymer sheets, so what once was a painstaking ...

dateFeb 15, 2018 in Condensed Matter
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Nanodiamonds Advance Anticancer Gene Therapy

( -- Gene therapy holds promise in the treatment of cancer as well as a large number of other diseases. However, developing a scalable system for delivering genes to cells both efficiently and safely has been ...

dateSep 25, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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When Nano May Not Be Nano

( -- The same properties of nanoparticles that make them so appealing to manufacturers may also have negative effects on the environment and human health. However, little is known which particles may be harmful. ...

dateSep 13, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Tiny capsules deliver drugs

A tiny particle syringe composed of polymer layers and nanoparticles may provide drug delivery that targets diseased cells without harming the rest of the body, according to a team of chemical engineers. This delivery system ...

dateJan 12, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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