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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Nanoparticles seek out plaques in arteries

Researchers have designed small particles - ‘nanoparticles' - that are able to selectively bind to plaques in arteries.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/nanoparticles-seek-out-plaques-in-arteries/

Nanobees deliver deadly sting

A group of scientists has harnessed the power of bee venom and used it to kill tumour cells in mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/nanobees-deliver-deadly-sting/

Magnetic medicines treat brain tumours

The barrier between blood vessels and the brain may no longer limit the delivery of medicines to tumours, research on rats shows.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/magnetic-medicines-treat-brain-tumours/

Nanoparticles boost vaccines

Scientists have developed nanoparticles that boost the effectiveness of vaccines in mice by mimicking part of the natural immune response.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/nanoparticles-boost-vaccines/

Nanoparticles reduce prostate tumours in mice

Scientists have used radioactive gold nanoparticles fused to a chemical found in tea to shrink prostate tumours in mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/nanoparticles-reduce-prostate-tumours-in-mice/

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