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Emerging from the vortex

A theory that accurately describes the properties of relativistic electron vortex beams will impact applications such as electron microscopy.

Posted: Feb 17th, 2012

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Nanocarbon clusters for chemotherapy may enhance cancer therapy

A mixture of current drugs and carbon nanoparticles shows potential to enhance treatment for head-and-neck cancers, especially when combined with radiation therapy, according to new research by Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Posted: Feb 16th, 2012

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Major breakthrough in nanosurgery and the fight against cancer

Researchers at Polytechnique Montreal have succeeded in changing the genetic material of cancer cells using a brand-new transfection method. This major breakthrough in nanosurgery opens the door to new medical applications, among others for the treatment of cancers.

Posted: Feb 16th, 2012

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How particles move through the nose

RMIT University researchers have developed computer models to design more effective nasal sprays to provide alternate drug delivery to needles or pills.

Posted: Feb 16th, 2012

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World Economic Forum lists the top 10 emerging technologies for 2012

At the Summit on the Global Agenda 2011 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Emerging Technologies asked some of the world's leading minds within the entire GAC Network which technology trends would have the greatest impact on the state of the world in the near future.

Posted: Feb 16th, 2012

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