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antibodies

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'Plastic antibodies' sting bee venom

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.

By June 21, 2010

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Chemists turn anthrax bacteria into cancer-fighting zombies

An MIT research team takes one of our biggest biological enemies and recruits it as an expert drug delivery bug in the fight against cancer.

By September 25, 2014

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Flying across the blood-brain barrier with microbubbles

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.

By June 18, 2014

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Supertiny sensors could improve antibiotics in the fight against superbugs

Researchers turn to physics, not just chemistry, to help break down bacterial cell membranes and fight infections.

By March 6, 2014

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Pee here to find out if you have cancer

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.

By February 25, 2014

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Molecular robots latch onto cells, ID them for drugs

Formed of antibodies and DNA, these molecular automata could help design better drugs to fight cancer, autoimmune diseases.

By July 29, 2013

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Itch at first bite: Researchers capture unnerving video of mosquitoes feeding

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.

By August 7, 2013

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Two-year-old infected with HIV 'functionally cured'

Doctors say that a toddler born with HIV shows no signs of the virus a year after being removed from antiretroviral therapy.

By March 3, 2013

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NYU loses lab mice, years of medical research to Sandy

Because of power outages and flooding, the school has reportedly lost biological material stored in coolers, and lab mice kept in the basement of one of its animal research facilities.

By November 1, 2012

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Sensor promises disease detection with naked eye

Low-cost color-coded sensor out of the U.K. could let doctors in developing countries detect the presence of viruses including HIV at a glance.

By October 31, 2012