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  • Nanoparticles Add Zest to Search for Drug Delivery Methods

    Date: September 24, 2014

    Nanowerk (Honolulu, HI: 84,500 unique monthly visits) "Nanoparticles add zest to search for drug delivery methods" September 24, 2014 Food scientists at the University of Maryland created tiny packages of the spice turmeric and whey protein that could color the way hard-to-absorb drugs are delivered. Zi Teng, Ying Li, and Qin Wang of the University of Maryland’s College of Agricultural and Natural Resources will publish their results in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry ("Insight ...

  • How Skin Pigment Protects Us From UV Rays

    Date: September 27, 2014

    Business Standard (India: 101,500 unique monthly visits) "How skin pigment protects us from UV rays" September 27, 2014 To protect the body from the dangerous ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun, skin pigment converts UV radiation into harmless heat through a rapid chemical reaction, a study says. "In this way, the pigment disarms the energy in the UV light and prevents it causing harmful chemical reactions," said Villy Sundstram, a professor of chemistry at the Lund University in Sweden. ...

  • New Pediatric Heart-Defect Patches Enhance Electrical Connections Between Cells

    Date: September 24, 2014

    News Medical (Sydney, Australia: 4.3 million unique monthly visits) "New pediatric heart-defect patches enhance electrical connections between cells" September 24, 2014 Carbon nanotubes serve as bridges that allow electrical signals to pass unhindered through new pediatric heart-defect patches invented at Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital. A team led by bioengineer Jeffrey Jacot and chemical engineer and chemist Matteo Pasquali created the patches infused with conductive single-walled carbon nanotubes. The patches are made of a sponge-like bioscaffold that contains microscopic ...

  • The Dire Need For A Rapid Diagnostic Ebola Test In West Africa

    Date: September 18, 2014

    Forbes (New York, NY: 9.4 million unique monthly visits) "The Dire Need For A Rapid Diagnostic Ebola Test In West Africa" September 18, 2014 The size and spread of this Ebola epidemic is simply unprecedented. The largest previous Ebola outbreak occurred in 1976 in Zaire: 318 confirmed cases and 280 deaths, but the current outbreak in West Africa has exceeded 4,400 cases with 2,300 deaths and growing. According to WHO estimates more than 20,000 more cases will occur before ...

  • 'Greener,' Low-Cost Transistor Heralds Advance in Flexible Electronics

    Date: September 24, 2014

    Science Daily (Sandy Hook, CT: 6.8 million unique monthly visits) "'Greener,' low-cost transistor heralds advance in flexible electronics" September 24, 2014 As tech company LG demonstrated this summer with the unveiling of its 18-inch flexible screen, the next generation of roll-up displays is tantalizingly close. Researchers are now reporting in the journal ACS Nano a new, inexpensive and simple way to make transparent, flexible transistors -- the building blocks of electronics -- that could help bring roll-up smartphones with see-through displays ...