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UC Irvine researchers create toxin-capturing nanoparticles that successfully stop bee venom in the bloodstream of mice and could one day have implications for other toxins, too.
Long an obstacle to treating diseases like brain cancer, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's, the blood-brain barrier might soon be unlocked thanks to a medical physicist in Canada.
A new vaccination approach out of CalTech focuses on providing protective antibodies upfront, rather than designing substances that will provoke an effective immune response.
A mosquito lands on your leg. It takes you a few minutes to notice, but in that time a lot has happened. Check out some amazing footage of mosquito probes breaking through skin and searching for blood vessels.
Researchers turn to physics, not just chemistry, to help break down bacterial cell membranes and fight infections.
An MIT team has developed a paper stick that could someday be used as an inexpensive and accurate way to detect a range of cancers. It holds particular promise for the developing world.
A handheld unit designed for police and security agencies uses nanoparticles to search for indications of illicit partying.
Formed of antibodies and DNA, these molecular automata could help design better drugs to fight cancer, autoimmune diseases.
U.K. researchers announce approval to launch the first human clinical trial of a genetically modified anti-HIV microbicide called P2G12, grown in Germany.
Doctors say that a toddler born with HIV shows no signs of the virus a year after being removed from antiretroviral therapy.