Glowing nanotech guides cancer surgery, kills remaining cancer cells

Posted in Science on 6th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

The method should allow more accurate surgical removal of solid tumors at the same time it eradicates any remaining cancer cells.

Smart nanoparticles take aim at cancer cells

Posted in Medicine on 4th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists in China have developed an intelligent nanoparticle system that delivers a chemotherapeutic drug directly to the nucleus of cancer cells.

Paul Allen Gives $100 Million for New Institute for Cell Science with Major Focus on Stem Cells

Posted in Science on 15th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

For the worlds of biology and cell biology including the stem cell field more specifically, the holidays came early with some fantastic news.

Synthetic Platelets Halt Bleeding Three Times Faster

Posted in Science on 10th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

The immediate application is imagined for control of bleeding in people who have suffered traumatic injury, and patients who are undergoing surgery.

Scientists make enzyme that could help explain origins of life

Posted in Science on 30th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists have devised an enzyme with a unique property that might have been crucial to the origin of life on Earth.