Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology

Screw cancer: Microneedle sticks it to cancer tissue

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Drug-loaded microrobotic needle effectively targets and remains attached to cancerous tissue in lab experiments without needing continuous application of a magnetic field, allowing more precise drug delivery

Gold nanoparticles uncover amyloid fibrils

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Scientists have developed powerful tools to unmask the diversity of amyloid fibrils, which are associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders