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Buckyballs boost antibody chemotherapy payload

In the ongoing search for better ways to target anticancer drugs to kill tumors without making people sick, researchers find that nanoparticles called buckyballs might be used to significantly boost the payload of drugs carried by tumor-targeting antibodies.

Jun 21st, 2006

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Toughening implants with zirconia

In the BIOKER project, funded under the European Commission GROWTH programme, methods and materials were investigated with the aim to increase the life span of ceramic-ceramic knee and hip orthopaedic implants.

Jun 14th, 2006

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Snapshots shake up views about proteins

Using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, which allowed detection of protein folding events at the level of single atoms, researchers produced the equivalent of a sequence of snapshots of the protein folding process.

Jun 14th, 2006

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