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Medical nanoparticles for the local treatment of lung cancer

Researchers have developed nanocarriers that site-selectively release medicines/drugs at the tumor site in human and mouse lungs. The scientists report that this approach led to a significant increase in the effectiveness of current cancer medicines in lung tumour tissue.

Posted: Mar 5th, 2015

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Nanotechnology enhanced orthopedic implants fight infection

Biomedical engineers are fighting back by developing nanotechnology built directly into orthopedic implants using a battery-activated device to power an army of microscopic germ-killers. Even antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as MRSA are on the hit list.

Posted: Mar 4th, 2015

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New reference material provides a silver lining for nanotechnology EHS research

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new silver nanoparticle reference material to support researchers studying potential environmental, health and safety risks associated with the nanoparticles, which are being incorporated in a growing number of consumer and industrial products for their antimicrobial properties.

Posted: Mar 4th, 2015

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