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Magnetic nanoparticles may reveal early traces of cancer

Nanoscale magnets offer a new way to find faint, early traces of cancer in patients, according to Rice University students working on a method to capitalize on the magnets' properties. Three ...

Fri 29 Apr 16 from Phys.org

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Active and passive in-cell movements distinguished for the first time

If you looked inside any cell in your body right now, you'd notice that the individual structures and components within it are constantly moving around. While some of that twitching ...

Thu 28 Apr 16 from Gizmag

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Microsoft Buys Into DNA Data Storage

10 million strands of synthetic DNA will encode mystery data in test

Wed 27 Apr 16 from IEEE Spectrum

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DNA Creates Tiniest Thermometer Yet

Researchers program DNA to respond at different temperature ranges

Fri 29 Apr 16 from IEEE Spectrum

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A cell senses its own curves

Can a cell sense its own shape? Working in the Marine Biological Laboratory's Whitman Center, scientists from Dartmouth College developed an ingenious experiment to ask this question. Their ...

Thu 28 Apr 16 from Phys.org

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New method for exhaustively isolating olfactory receptors responding to specific odorants

A research group led by Osaka University and Panasonic Corporation developed a method for making a prompt, exhaustive isolation of olfactory receptors (ORs) responding to the odorant of interest. ...

Thu 28 Apr 16 from Medical Xpress

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Simvastatin / ezetimibe not beneficial in alopecia areata

(HealthDay)—Simvastatin/ezetimibe does not appear to be beneficial for severe alopecia areata (AA) in a sample of 20 patients, according to a letter to the editor published in the May issue ...

Wed 27 Apr 16 from Medical Xpress

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The Key to Repairing Your Bones May Come Out of a Printer

Customized, printed orthopedic implants could be the future. In the meantime, the new manufacturing method is helping companies cut costs.

Thu 28 Apr 16 from MIT Technology Review

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How many nanoparticle-based drugs reach tumours? Less than one percent, study shows

Targeting cancer cells for destruction while leaving healthy cells alone—that has been the promise of the emerging field of cancer nanomedicine. But a new meta-analysis from U of T's Institute ...

Wed 27 Apr 16 from Phys.org

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Hot melt extruded and injection moulded dosage forms

Hot Melt Extrusion (HME) and Injection Moulding (IM) are becoming more prevalent in the drug delivery field due to their advantages over current pharmaceutical manufacturing techniques. HME ...

Wed 27 Apr 16 from Medical Xpress

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