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Gold-diamond nanodevice for hyperlocalised cancer therapy

Precise targeting biological molecules, such as cancer cells, for treatment is a challenge, due to their sheer size. Now ,Taiwanese scientists have proposed an advanced solution, based on a ...

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Self-assembling, biomimetic membranes may aid water filtration

A synthetic membrane that self assembles and is easily produced may lead to better gas separation, water purification, drug delivery and DNA recognition, according to an international team of ...

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Heating and cooling with light leads to ultrafast DNA diagnostics

New technology developed by bioengineers at the University of California, Berkeley, promises to make a workhorse lab tool cheaper, more portable and many times faster by accelerating the heating ...

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Groupon to launch its own food delivery and takeout service

The daily deals company is branching out into territory already covered by Uber, Yelp, Instacart and even Amazon. How will it fare against the competition?

Thu 30 Jul 15 from CNET Cutting Edge

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On-chip processor: first step in point-of-care asthma & tuberculosis diagnostics

A device to mix liquids using ultrasonics is the first and most difficult component in a miniaturized system for low-cost analysis of sputum from patients with pulmonary diseases such as tuberculosis ...

Fri 31 Jul 15 from Medical Xpress

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Living lasers made by injecting oil droplets into human cells

Individual cells can be made to act like tiny lasers, offering a more accurate way to tag and monitor tumour cells, among other uses

Wed 29 Jul 15 from Newscientist

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Package Delivery By Drone

Workhorse Group presents its plan for package delivery by drone at NASA Convention

Tue 28 Jul 15 from IEEE Spectrum

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Elastic gel makes ingestible capsule

New, safer, device could be swallowed by patients.

Fri 31 Jul 15 from Nanotechweb

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Origins of life: New model may explain emergence of self-replication on early Earth

When life on Earth began nearly 4 billion years ago, long before humans, dinosaurs or even the earliest single-celled forms of life roamed, it may have started as a hiccup rather than a roar: ...

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Researchers create smartphone-based device that reads medical diagnostic tests quickly and accurately

Enzyme-linked immunosorbant assay, or ELISA, is a diagnostic tool that identifies antigens such as viruses and bacteria in blood samples. ELISA can detect a number of diseases, including HIV, ...

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