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Nanoteilchen gegen Netzhauterkrankungen

Forscher der Universität Regensburg haben Nanoteilchen entwickelt, die künftig in der Augenheilkunde eingesetzt werden könnten. Die nur etwa 50 Nanometer grossen Teilchen setzen sich - nach der Injektion in den Blutkreislauf - an der Wand der Blutgefässe fest, die die Netzhaut versorgen.

Mar 27th, 2013

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New nanocomposite membrane treating wastewater

A newly developed membrane used to separate waste from water could become key in the treatment of pollutants ranging from acid mine drainage to oil-containing wastewater, as well as in processes ranging from desalination to kidney dialysis.

Mar 26th, 2013

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Spleen-on-a-chip - a sepsis therapeutic device with magnetic nanobeads

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University announced today that it was awarded a $9.25 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to further advance a blood-cleansing technology developed at the Institute with prior DARPA support, and help accelerate its translation to humans as a new type of sepsis therapy.

Mar 26th, 2013

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