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Imprinted nanoparticles fight breast cancer

A particularly aggressive, metastasizing form of cancer, HER2-positive breast cancer, may be treated with nanoparticles 'imprinted' with specific binding sites for the receptor molecule HER2.

Jul 10th, 2019

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How to discover new materials quickly

Material libraries, high-throughput experiments, big data, and artificial intelligence are expected to ensure that nothing is left to chance when it comes to new discoveries.

Jul 10th, 2019

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Cyborg-like microchip valve driven by earthworm muscle

Researchers have developed the first microchip valve powered by living cells. Earthworm muscle tissue allowed for a high contractile force that could be sustained for minutes, and unlike electrically controlled valves, did not require any external power source such as batteries.

Jul 10th, 2019

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