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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.
Formed of antibodies and DNA, these molecular automata could help design better drugs to fight cancer, autoimmune diseases.
A new vaccination approach out of CalTech focuses on providing protective antibodies upfront, rather than designing substances that will provoke an effective immune response.
The Insti HIV Rapid Antibody Test, which detects antibodies to the virus in just a minute, may now be sold in the States; it is already available in more than 50 countries.
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 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.
A handheld unit designed for police and security agencies uses nanoparticles to search for indications of illicit partying.
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.
U.K. researchers announce approval to launch the first human clinical trial of a genetically modified anti-HIV microbicide called P2G12, grown in Germany.