Nanoparticles target and kill cancer stem cells that drive tumor growth

Posted in Medicine on 16th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Many cancer patients survive treatment only to have a recurrence. Recurrences are likely due to cancer stem cells that can be tough to kill with conventional drugs.

20 billion nanoparticles talk to the brain using electricity

Posted in Science on 10th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Nanoparticles can be used to stimulate regions of the brain electrically, opening up new ways to treat brain diseases.

Coated nanoparticles show Alzheimer's promise

Posted in Medicine on 13th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

Nanoparticles coated in an amino acid polymer have been found to prevent the formation of amyloid associated with the development of neurodegenerative diseases.

Targeting Multiple Myeloma With Coated And Loaded Nanoparticles

Posted in Medicine on 11th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

A nanoparticle that simultaneously attacks bone cancer and strengthens bone damaged by cancer.

Nanoscale composites improve MRI by ten times

Posted in Science on 19th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

Submicroscopic particles that contain even smaller particles of iron oxide could make magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) a far more powerful tool to detect and fight disease.