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Melanin nanoparticles hinder tumours with new theranostics approach that has life extension potential

Nanoparticles loaded with skin pigment helps scientists diagnose and treat tumours simultaneously with therapy/diagnostics: ‘theranostics’. It is sprayed, in synthetic form, onto NASA spaceships to...

Magnetic nano-probe that explores the inside of human cells could help extend life

Microscopic device could be used to diagnose and treat cancer. Robots that can manipulate individual cells are, surprisingly, not new. Those designed and built over...

Revolutionary nanomaterial heals damage after heart attack extending life

Prototype therapy transforms the body's inflammatory response into a catalyst for healing. Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois and the University of California in San...

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