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nanoparticles

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Nanoparticles may 'kick backside' of fatal bacteria

Joint discovery by IBM Research and Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology could help slow number of deaths from MRSA "superbug." Potential treatment arises from semiconductor research.

By Apr. 3, 2011

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Magnetic nanoparticles target human cancer cells

Georgia Tech scientists follow up their 2008 study on mice with findings that these nanoparticles target and attach themselves to human cancer cells just as effectively, then remove them from the body.

By Feb. 2, 2010

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Eco-friendly nanoparticles to keep clothes clean

Researchers have developed a coating for clothes that repels bacteria.

By Feb. 20, 2007

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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 Feb. 25, 2014

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Watch a virus-like particle try to enter a cell -- in 3D

Princeton researchers say their two-camera approach offers the most detailed footage of a nano-sized particle to date, which could ultimately shed light on how viruses and cells interact.

By Feb. 25, 2014

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Stretchable gold conductors bring bling to elastic electronics

Researchers work with gold nanoparticles to build a stretchy, conductive material that could go into medical devices and wearable technology.

By Jul. 19, 2013

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Scientists declare knowledge gap in nanoagriculture

A team of chemists at the University of Texas at El Paso report that, based on a review of nearly 100 scientific articles, little is known about the effects nanoparticles have on food crops.

By Jun. 1, 2011

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Tiny rocket ships drive into human cells, could deliver drugs

Researchers at Penn State University explore the insides of our cells with nano-sized, rocket-shaped metal projectiles powered by sound.

By Feb. 10, 2014