Nanoparticle Delivery of Curcumin Induces Tumor Cell Death

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Attaching curcumin, a component of the common spice turmeric, to nanoparticles can be used to target and destroy treatment-resistant neuroblastoma tumor cells

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Ingestible Drug-Delivery Materials May Improve Patient Treatment Compliance

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Hydrogel-based capsules could expand and reside in the GI tract for days, slowly releasing medication.

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8 Stories of Lab Safety Gone Wrong

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Read about eight incidents from which we can all learn important lessons about lab safety.

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Cancer Cells Force Normal Cells to Act Like Viruses, Helping Tumors Spread

Cancer Cells Force Normal Cells to Act Like Viruses, Helping Tumors Spread

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Researchers reveal how cancer cells force normal cells to act like viruses – allowing tumors to grow, resist treatment, and spread.

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A Rogue Gene is Causing Seizures in Babies. Here’s How MSU Wants to Stop it
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The researchers are closer to understanding the source of the seizures, a gene known as GNAO1 and the transformations it can take on, and potentially stopping its devastating effects by uncovering key differences in the way it functions.

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Tiny “Tornado” Boosts Performance of Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry
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Known as Dry Ion Localization and Locomotion (DRILL), the new device creates a swirling flow that can separate electrospray droplets depending on their size.

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Researchers Develop New Method to Generate Human Antibodies
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Researchers hope their approach will help researchers rapidly generate therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of infectious diseases and other conditions such as cancer.

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