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COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise

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The researchers used a novel approach to deliver the drug, called a microneedle array, to increase potency. The patch goes on like a Band-Aid and then the needles — which are made entirely of sugar and protein pieces — simply dissolve into the skin

Nanosize device ‘uncloaks’ cancer cells and reveals them

NanosizeDeviceUncloaksCancerCellsInMiceAndRevealsThemToTheImmuneSystem
Scientists report they have designed and successfully tested an experimental, super small package able to deliver molecular signals that tag implanted human cancer cells in mice and make them visible for destruction by the animals’ immune systems