Researchers have built a microfluidic device that can mimic the chemical and physical barriers created by tumors, providing researchers with a new screening tool that may help with the design of more effective anticancer drugs.
Two years ago, researchers at the University of South Australia discovered a new molecular marker specific for chemotherapy-induced cancer cell death. Now, those same investigators have used this marker to develop an imaging agent that can pinpoint tumor cell death using magnetic resonance imaging.
In an attempt to decrease the amount of cancer-targeting nanoparticle needed to image tumors, a team of investigators has developed a simple method for creating iron oxide nanoparticles labeled with 18F, a radioisotope that is easily detected using positron emission tomography.
Investigators at Northwestern University have found that packing small interfering RNA (siRNA) molecules onto the surface of a gold nanoparticle can protect siRNAs from degradation and increase their ability to regulate genes involved in cancer.
Leti and Brewer Science, Inc. signed a common lab agreement to combine their expertise in integration and materials into ultra-thin wafer processing flows for 3 Dimensional Packaging using Brewer Science temporary adhesives.
TechConnect World, in association with the Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI), and the Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI), today announced that Lockheed Martin will hold a Special Innovation Symposia at TechConnect World in Houston, Texas, May 3-7, 2009.
Like many creative but essentially conservative scientists, Tom Russell of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, in more than 30 years of polymer science research, would rarely use the term 'truly transformative' about his work. Until now.
The National Science Board (NSB) will hold its first meeting of the new year related to national science and engineering policy issues and oversight of the National Science Foundation (NSF) on Monday, Feb. 23 through Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009.
Researchers may be able to 'freeze' water into a solid, not by cooling but by confining it to narrow spaces less than one-millionth of a millimeter wide, according to new results from an interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers.
An interdisciplinary research firm at Materialab based out of Rensselaer, is working on integrated concentrated solar modules that are expected to convert 30 percent of the sun?s light into electricity and another 50 percent into heat.