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New cancer drug delivery system could be 'transformational'

New cancer drug delivery system could be 'transformational'
In a mouse study published this week, the nanotechnology-based strategy destroyed a particularly lethal type of breast cancer after it reached the lung, a stage of the disease considered almost untreatable. The team hopes to test the strategy on …
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Nanoscale rotor, gripper push DNA origami to new limits
Another recent paper, in Nature Nanotechnology, reported a hinged molecular manipulator, also made from DNA. These are just the latest steps in a campaign to transform so-called "DNA origami" into an industrially useful, commercially viable technology.
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Dubai Takes Innovation to the Sports Arena With World Future Sports Games in
Dubai today announced that it will organize World Future Sports Games in December 2017 as the first initiative of its kind in the world featuring innovation and futuristic technology based sports competitions. The World Future Sports Games was unveiled …
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The science of watching paint dry; new nanotech research could improve
Date: March 18, 2016; Source: University of Surrey; Summary: New research has described a new physical mechanism that separates particles according to their size during the drying of wet coatings. The discovery could help improve the performance of a …
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White House Seeks Input on Updating Biotech Regulatory System

White House Seeks Input on Updating Biotech Regulatory System
The RFI responds to a July 2 memorandum from the Executive Office of the President (EOP) directing the primary agencies that regulate the products of biotechnology—the Food and Drug Administration, Environmental Protection Agency and Department of …
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Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. Announces Distribution Agreement With Bal Pharma
Under the terms of the agreement, Bal Pharma will use the Company's Phytofare® in their finished formulation products while also distributing Phytofare® as an active ingredient throughout India. The two-year renewable agreement gives Bal Pharma …
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FDA to Host First Public Meeting on Biotech Regulation Overhaul
Under the current Framework, the Department of Agriculture (USDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and FDA rely on their traditional statutory authorities and roles to regulate biotechnology products: USDA has authority to approve all releases …
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Cell-detection system promising for medical research, diagnostics

Cell-detection system guaranteeing for clinical study, diagnostics
We report a microchip system based on a combination of immunomagnetic separation and microfluidics for high-throughput detection of whole cells. In this system target cells expecteded to magnetic beads flow parallel to a microchip with flow rates of mLs/min.
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Nanotechnology in medicine isn'' t just about size
While experts establish new medicines to deal with a plethora of conditions, nanotechnology is pushing the boundaries of how we provide them to patients– targeting shipment to cancer cells and giving a medicine dose as soon as a month rather than every day.
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Chemistry magic pledges better medication with fewer side-effects
A gentler brand-new chemistry guarantees cleaner and subsequently far safer pharmaceuticals. The ground-breaking method, developed by a chemistry research team at the College of Copenhagen, has simply been published in the internationally popular journal, …
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