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A new way to treat and prevent acne through nanotechnology

New research identified that the nanoparticles were effective at killing Proprionobacterium acnes, the gram positive bacteria associated with acne, and even more importantly, they inhibited the damaging inflammation that result in the large, painful lesions associated with inflammatory acne.

Posted: Jul 15th, 2015

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Quantum dots light the way

A drug-encapsulating nanoparticle teams up with bright bio-labels to measure how anticancer chemotherapy formulations enter cells.

Posted: Jul 15th, 2015

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Researchers build a transistor from a molecule and a few atoms

An international team of physicists has used a scanning tunneling microscope to create a minute transistor consisting of a single molecule and a small number of atoms. The observed transistor action is markedly different from the conventionally expected behavior and could be important for future device technologies as well as for fundamental studies of electron transport in molecular nanostructures.

Posted: Jul 14th, 2015

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