A study to investigate how nanoparticles could be used to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease has received £3 million funding.
New method allows researchers to directly measure nanoparticle degradation in real time within biological environments.
Korean scientists have developed a tumor-targeted, bioreducible nanoparticle system that can deliver cytotoxic anticancer drugs to tumor tissues.
Recent research into the use of polymer-coated nanoparticles for enhanced oil recovery is reviewed in the Journal of Applied Polymer Science.
New core/shell structure nanoparticles have been reported by a team led by Peking University researchers.
Drugs used to treat blindness-causing disorders could be successfully administered by eye drops rather than unpleasant and expensive eye injections.
G. Han and co-workers have reported real-time recording of tuned upconversion nanoparticles mediating rapid photoactivation down to just a few cells.
Nanoparticles can carry two different anti-cancer drugs and deliver them to separate parts of the cancer cell where they will be most effective.