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Glioblastoma Nanomedicine Breaks through Blood-Brain Barrier in Mice

Glioblastoma Nanomedicine Breaks through Blood-Brain Barrier in Mice

Researchers from the University of Michigan report they have developed a new synthetic protein nanoparticle capable of passing through the nearly impermeable blood-brain barrier (BBB) in mice that could deliver cancer-killing drugs directly to malignant…

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How can nanomedicine be applied to cannabis?

How can nanomedicine be applied to cannabis?

Imagine a world in which a tiny nanorobot could deliver a specific cannabinoid directly to your endocannabinoid (ECS) receptors. The nanorobot would be thousands of times smaller than the breadth of a human hair and…

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Microscopic gold tubes could improve treatment for asbestos-related cancers

Microscopic gold tubes could improve treatment for asbestos-related cancers

The nanotubes are absorbed by cancer cells, then targeted with a laser that heats them up to kill the cell without damaging surrounding tissue. Tiny gold tubes could be used to treat mesothelioma, a type…

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