Article - 7 Jun 2011
Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNT) with a variety of chemical functionalities are available from Aldrich Materials Science. These SWCNTs are synthesized via the Electric Arc Discharge method.
Article - 24 May 2007
Nanotechnology is making inroads in drugs, medicines and drug delivery systems. This article examines how nanotechnology and nanoparticles are promising to change the way various medicines are...
News - 17 Jul 2014
A new protein biomarker test platform developed by researchers at the University of Michigan and Indiana University promises to improve diagnostic testing. The test can accurately and simultaneously...
News - 30 Jan 2007
Dendrimers, highly branched, spherical polymers, have demonstrated their utility as drug and imaging agent delivery vehicles for use in detecting and treating cancer, with several dendrimer-based...
News - 25 Sep 2015
Whether triggered by cats, bees, pollen or mites, allergies are on the rise. And the bad news doesn't stop there. The only current therapy that treats their causes is allergen-specific...
News - 23 Feb 2009
Two years ago, researchers at the University of South Australia discovered
a new molecular marker specific for chemotherapy-induced cancer cell death.
Now, those same investigators have used...
News - 21 Apr 2008
One problem that confounds researchers who are developing
nanoparticles for use as cancer imaging and therapeutic agents is that
many nanoparticles accumulate blood proteins on their surfaces as...
News - 23 Aug 2007
Using metal nanoshells designed to both absorb and scatter near-infrared light, a team of investigators at Rice University has shown that such nanoparticles can both image and treat tumors in...
News - 12 Sep 2012
Bioengineers at Johns Hopkins have succeeded in designing nanoparticles that are capable of safely and predictably infiltrating deep into the brain, thus paving the way to develop a drug-delivery...
News - 21 Jul 2009
Arsenic trioxide has a long history as a potent human poison, but it also
has proven valuable as one of the primary treatment options for acute promyelocytic
leukemia. Efforts to use arsenic...