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Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair

A significant breakthrough could revolutionize surgical practice and regenerative medicine. A team led by Ludwik Leibler from the Laboratoire Matière Molle et Chimie (CNRS/ESPCI Paris Tech) ...

Fri 18 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Pocket-sized anthrax detector aids global agriculture

A credit-card-sized anthrax detection cartridge developed at Sandia National Laboratories and recently licensed to a small business makes testing safer, easier, faster and cheaper.

Thu 17 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Structure of sodium channels different than previously believed

Sodium channels are implicated in many serious conditions such as heart disease, epilepsy and pain, making them an important potential target for drug therapies. Unfortunately, there is still ...

Thu 17 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Photoluminescent Nanoparticles Kill Cancer

Researchers discover novel nanoparticle that when triggered by X-rays can treat tumor tissue

Thu 17 Apr 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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For cells, internal stress leads to unique shapes

From far away, the top of a leaf looks like one seamless surface; however, up close, that smooth exterior is actually made up of a patchwork of cells in a variety of shapes and sizes. Interested ...

Wed 16 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Tiny Particles Can Deliver Three Cancer Drugs to Target Tumors

MIT has figured out how to build tiny nanoparticles capable of carrying three or more cancer drugs

Thu 17 Apr 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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At the origin of cell division: The features of living matter emerge from inanimate matter

Droplets of filamentous material enclosed in a lipid membrane: these are the models of a "simplified" cell used by the SISSA physicists Luca Giomi and Antonio DeSimone, who simulated the spontaneous ...

Wed 16 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Potent, puzzling and (now less) toxic: Team discovers how antifungal drug works

Scientists have solved a decades-old medical mystery – and in the process have found a potentially less toxic way to fight invasive fungal infections, which kill about 1.5 million people a year. ...

Tue 15 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Noted researchers warn that biomedical research system in US is unsustainable

(Phys.org) —Four noted biomedical researchers have banded together to write and publish a Perspective piece in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In their paper, the ...

Tue 15 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Researchers demonstrate that processing can affect size of nanocarriers for targeted drug delivery

Significant advances have been made in chemotherapy over the past decade, but targeting drugs to cancer cells while avoiding healthy tissues continues to be a major challenge.

Mon 14 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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