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Nanocapsules with bee venom destroy tumor cells

When bees sting, they pump poison into their victims. Now the toxin in bee venom has been harnessed to kill tumor cells by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The researchers attached the major component of bee venom to nano-sized spheres that they call nanobees.

Posted: Aug 11th, 2009

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3D culture models could improve cancer research

A Queensland University of Technology researcher who has come up with a three-dimensional (3D) technology platform for biomedical research has received early-stage funding to accelerate the process of development to commercialisation.

Posted: Aug 10th, 2009

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