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Using chitosan core-shell nanoparticle for breast cancer treatment

Researchers at National Nanotechnology Center (NANOTEC) and King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi have successfully developed a target drug delivery system using folate-conjugated pluronic F127/chitosan core-shell nanoparticles to deliver doxorubicin (DOX) to target cancer cells focusing on breast cancer.

Posted: May 31st, 2012

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New plaster enhances wound healing

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a plaster that accelerates wound healing and is easily removed from the wound at any time. Burn victims in particular may profit from this invention in the future.

Posted: May 31st, 2012

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New properties of graphene discovered

Researchers have shown that graphene has two other properties that could have applications in high-speed telecommunications devices and laser technology - population inversion of electrons and broadband optical gain.

Posted: May 31st, 2012

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Researchers develop synthetic platelets

Synthetic platelets have been developed by UC Santa Barbara researchers, in collaboration with researchers at Scripps Research Institute and Sanford-Burnham Institute in La Jolla, Calif.

Posted: May 30th, 2012

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Biochip-based device for cell analysis

Inexpensive, portable devices that can rapidly screen cells for leukemia or HIV may soon be possible thanks to a chip that can produce three-dimensional focusing of a stream of cells, according to researchers.

Posted: May 30th, 2012

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Can artificial photosynthesis solve our energy and climate problems?

The discussion about environmentally friendly regenerative sources of energy and sustainable production and consumption revolves around three aspects of photosynthesis: first, sunlight as an infinite and clean source of energy; second, the conversion and storage of energy in the form of hydrogen and hydrogen-rich carbon compounds; third, the production of food for earth's growing population.

Posted: May 30th, 2012

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The finest gold dust in the world

A team of surface scientists has managed to fix single gold atoms on special sites of an iron-oxide surface. This could open the door to more efficient catalysts, requiring less of the precious material.

Posted: May 30th, 2012

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