News - 14 Nov 2008
Medical researchers are looking at any number of new methods to get drugs to specific locations in the body. Some methods are efficient but less safe, while others are safe but often fail to deliver....
News - 14 Jan 2009
It has a beautiful, but also an unpleasant side: crystallization determines the shape of precious stones, but also causes the lime scale in washing machines. How this comes about, has been known for a...
News - 10 Dec 2008
Researchers at Penn State University are reporting for the first time that nanoparticles 1/5,000 the diameter of a human hair encapsulating an experimental anticancer agent, kill human melanoma and...
News - 28 Oct 2010
Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have for the first time succeeded in mimicking the process of bone formation in the laboratory, and in visualizing the process in great...
News - 26 Mar 2014
Latest research shows that the chemical citrate – a by-product of natural cell metabolism – is mixed with water to create a viscous fluid that is trapped between the nano-scale crystals...
Article - 21 Mar 2013
Bioactive materials are used to interact with or have an effect on tissue in the human body. Nanocomposites are a natural choice when designing bioactive materials, as many biological structures and...
News - 8 Jan 2014
Vaccines combat diseases and protect populations from outbreaks, but the life-saving technology leaves room for improvement. Vaccines usually are made en masse in centralized locations far removed...
News - 25 Sep 2008
Competitive Technologies, Inc. today announced that Soteira Inc., has completed a second fund raise for a total of approximately $18 million in Series A and B financing. Massachusetts-based Soteira, a...
News - 6 Mar 2010
Dr. Marc McKee, of McGill's Faculty of Dentistry and the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, is collaborating closely with Enobia Pharma Inc, a Quebec biotech company, to develop innovative...
Article - 19 Dec 2017
This article looks at AFM force mapping of proteins to improve bioceramic implant fixation.