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Using femtosecond lasers to administer drugs

Scientists are using lasers, nanotechnology and neuroscience to develop a new, versatile drug delivery system. The researchers describe their work using a laser to release a neurochemical that is dysfunctional in Parkinson's Disease in a controlled and repeatable manner in a new article.

Jun 25th, 2014

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Magnetic field conductors

Physicists have developed a new technology to transfer magnetic fields to arbitrary long distances, which is comparable to transmitting and routing light in optical fibers.

Jun 25th, 2014

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Bristling nanolayer

A new synthesis method enables the production of wafer-thin carbon layers for a wide range of applications.

Jun 25th, 2014

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Nanoscale velcro used for molecule transport

Scientists have discovered that proteins found within the nuclear pore function similar to a velcro. They report how these proteins can be used for controlled and selective transport of particles.

Jun 25th, 2014

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Glass-coated nanotechnology hip op

Using the stuff of sand, silicon dioxide, as a binding layer for replacement bone prosthetics could allow more biocompatible artificial joints to be manufactured as well as reducing the risk of post-operative infection.

Jun 24th, 2014

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