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Fine-tuning Nanotech to Target Cancer - Technology Review

Fine-tuning Nanotech to Target Cancer - Technology Review | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Programmable nanoparticles have shown promise in early cancer trials, and may finally fulfill the promise of nanomedicine.
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c-Kit receptor plays a critical role in development and function of insulin ... - News-Medical.net

c-Kit receptor plays a critical role in development and function of insulin ...News-Medical.netScientists from Western University in London, Canada and the Children's Health Research Institute, an Institute within the Lawson Health Research Institute,...
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Genetic Reprogramming Converts Blood Cells to Nerve Cells - About - News & Issues

Genetic Reprogramming Converts Blood Cells to Nerve CellsAbout - News & IssuesIn related work just last month, researchers from the Gladstone Institute were able to convert adult skin stem cells to nerve cells with the same Sox2 transcription factor.
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Scientists discover genetic changes caused by sun damage

Tumorous
cancer cells are full of ultraviolet-induced genetic damage caused by
sunlight exposure, but which mutations drive this cancer? By creating a
method to spot the changes, scientists from several U.S.
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World’s first sensitive artificial finger

World’s first sensitive artificial finger | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Research
teams in Europe have developed a prototype of the first sensitive
artificial finger.
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Immunostimulatory nanoparticles for cancer therapy and mo...

Immunostimulatory nanoparticles for cancer therapy and mo... | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
This protein inhibits the effects of Interleukin-2 (IL-2) — a signalling molecule used in conventional immunotherapy that mediates immune responses. ....
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Small study: Drug may help stabilize Alzheimer's

For the first time, researchers are reporting that a treatment might help stabilize Alzheimer's disease for as much as three years, but the evidence is weak and only in four patients.The treatment is Gammagard, made by Baxter International Inc.
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Biodegradable nanoparticles help fight cancer

Scientists at Yale University have developed a new method for attacking cancerous tumors that increases the body's immune response and simultaneously weakens the tumor 's ability to resist it.
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Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: "Next-generation cattle vaccine research expected to save the industry millions"

Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: "Next-generation cattle vaccine research expected to save the industry millions" | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Next-generation cattle vaccine research expected to save the industry millions - Nanotechnology News (press release) http://t.co/OHURaVCr...
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Ions, not particles, make silver toxic to bacteria

Ions, not particles, make silver toxic to bacteria | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Rice
University researchers have recently settled a long-standing
controversy over the mechanism by which silver nanoparticles, the most
widely used nanomaterial in the world, kill bacteria.
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Princeton scientists using nanotech to make cancer 3 million times more ... - Techworld.com

Princeton scientists using nanotech to make cancer 3 million times more ...Techworld.comScientists at Princeton University say they have used nanotechnology to make tests to detect diseases, like cancer...
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Nanotech Drug Delivery will grow to $136 billion by 2021 ...

Nanotech Drug Delivery will grow to $136 billion by 2021 ... | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
London – In the decade since the international spotlight focused on nanotechnology, with some predicting a trillion dollar nanotech-enabled market by 2020, it has become increasingly clear from which areas of science and ...
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Lab-engineered muscle implants restore function in animals

Lab-engineered muscle implants restore function in animals | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
New
research at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center shows that exercise is a
key step in building a muscle-like implant in the lab with the
potential to repair muscle damage from injury or disease.
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European regulator: Gene therapy treatment OK

The European Medicines Agency is recommending the first-ever approval of a gene therapy treatment in the EU, in a significant move for a type of treatment that has so far failed to deliver on its promise to cure diseases.In a statement on Friday,...
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Drug-receptor Thermodynamics: Introduction and Applications

Drug-receptor Thermodynamics: Introduction and Applications | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Drug-receptor Thermodynamics: Introduction and Applications.
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Nanoscale Scaffolds And Stem Cells Show Promise In Cartilage Repair

Johns Hopkins tissue engineers have used tiny, artificial fiber scaffolds thousands of times smaller than a human hair to help coax stem cells into developing into cartilage, the shock-absorbing l (Nanoscale Scaffolds And Stem Cells Show Promise In...
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Bioengineers to develop smart suit that improves endurance

Bioengineers to develop smart suit that improves endurance | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
A $2.6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University will enable bioengineers to develop a smart suit that helps improve physical endurance for...
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Nanoscale Scaffolds And Stem Cells Show Promise In Cartilage Repair - Newswise (press release)

Nanoscale Scaffolds And Stem Cells Show Promise In Cartilage RepairNewswise (press release)Johns Hopkins tissue engineers have used tiny, artificial fiber scaffolds thousands of times smaller than a human hair to help coax stem cells into developing...
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CC Chemokine Receptor 4 Contributes to Innate NK and Chronic ...

http://malthus.micro.med.umich.edu/MSM/pubs/IID.Stolberg_et_al.pdf.
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HIV immunity study could pave way for vaccine development

Two Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists are among the team recently funded to explore ways to create the precise immune factors needed for effective vaccines against HIV.
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Hopping bacterial enzyme gives insight into epigenetic gene expression

Hopping bacterial enzyme gives insight into epigenetic gene expression | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
University of California, Santa Barbara researchers' discovery of a variation of an enzyme's ability to "hop" as it moves along DNA, modifying the genetic material of a bacteria—and its physical capability and behavior—holds much promise for...
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Researchers find tobacco protein enhances crop immune systems

A study led by Associate Prof. Kenji Nakahara at Hokkaido University in Japan has found?a component in tobacco that makes crop immune systems more resistant to viral attacks.
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A new target in acute myeloid leukemia - Medical Xpress

A new target in acute myeloid leukemiaMedical XpressActivating mutations in a protein receptor known as FLT3 receptor are among the most prevalent mutations observed in acute myeloid leukemias.
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Biophysicists model behavior of protein critical to cell motion

Physicists at Lehigh University have created a mathematical model that could benefit researchers who study cell motion, including cancerous cell motion, tissue healing processes, and human embryonic development.
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3D motion and common cold virus offers hope for improved drugs

3D motion and common cold virus offers hope for improved drugs | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
University of Melbourne researchers are now simulating in 3D the motion of the complete human rhinovirus, the most frequent cause of the common cold, on Australia's fastest supercomputer, paving the way for new drug development.
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