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Bacterial Taxis Deliver Proteins
Kerry Grens | Apr 28, 2015
Reengineered protein-shuttling machinery can be used to inject a particular protein into mammalian cells, according to a proof-of-principle study.
Polymer Pioneer Honored
Kerry Grens | Feb 4, 2015
Robert Langer, an engineer at MIT who fundamentally changed drug delivery, is awarded £1 million for the Queen Elizabeth Prize.
Recruiting Anthrax to Oncology
Kerry Grens | Sep 26, 2014
In the latest development in trying to use
to kill cancer, researchers send “antibody mimics” inside tumor cells.
Smarter Contacts, No More Needles
Sarah Byrne | Mar 26, 2014
Nanotechnology could transform the way clinicians treat eye diseases.
Some Assembly Required
Tracy Vence | Sep 3, 2013
Researchers construct nanoscale DNA cages that could eventually be used to deliver drugs to target tissues.
Medical 3-D Printing’s Frontiers
Kate Yandell | Aug 22, 2013
Layer-by-layer manufacturing techniques could help re-make human body parts, or produce entirely new biocompatible machines.
Nano-vehicles for Cancer Drugs
James Netterwald | May 20, 2013
Experimental cancer therapeutics delivered to tumors via nanoparticles could provide a safer and more effective therapy than conventional chemotherapy.
Synthetic Peptide Fools Immune System
Dan Cossins | Feb 21, 2013
Researchers have created a molecule that helps nanoparticles evade immune attack and could improve drug delivery.
Megan Scudellari | Nov 1, 2012
After two headline successes, companies rush to develop “smart bomb” cancer drugs.
Telling Body Time
Hayley Dunning | Aug 28, 2012
A new method could make it easier to assess a person's circadian rhythms, paving the way for increased drug effectiveness.