Nanoparticles

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Wayne State Researcher’s Techique Helps Nanoparticles Deliver Drugs

A Wayne State University researcher has successfully tested a technique that can lead to more effective use of nanoparticles as a drug delivery system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

Toxic metal pollution in a stream. Wikimedia Commons photo

UM-Northwestern Advance In Measuring Toxic Metals Cheaply

A strip of glass covered in hairy nanoparticles can cheaply and conveniently measure mercury, which attacks the nervous system, and other toxic metals in fluids.

09/10/2012

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UM: Nanoparticles May Help Alzheimer’s And Related Diseases

Nanoparticles of the right dimensions and shape may be the key in combating the plaque that destroys neurons and leads to symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease, a new report shows. University of Michigan chemical engineering professor Nicholas Kotov says the nanotechnology means can attract and capture the longer fibrils that are known to form plaque related to neurodegenerative disorders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2011

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