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Cellular decoys distract coronavirus

CellularDecoysDistractCoronavirus
Wrapping polymer nanoparticles in membranes from human lung epithelial type II cells and immune cells creates a biomimetic system that can act as a decoy for SARS-CoV-2

Gold nanoparticles accelerate individual cancer diagnosis and treatment

BiocompatibleGoldNanoparticlesWillAccelerateIndividualCancerDiagnosisAndTreatment
Researchers proposed a new method for producing gold nanoparticles based on synthesis under the influence of ultraviolet radiation. The method excludes the use of aggressive chemical agents and the obtained nanoparticles are safe for the body and can be used for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer

A remote control for neurons

ARemoteControlForNeurons
Researchers created a new technology that enhances scientists’ ability to communicate with neural cells using light

Implantable biosensor that operates without batteries

ImplantableBiosensorThatOperatesWithoutBatteries
Researchers from the University of Surrey have revealed their new biodegradable motion sensor – paving the way for implanted nanotechnology that could help future sports professionals better monitor their movements to aid rapid improvements, or help caregivers remotely monitor people living with dementia