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  • Nanoparticle Drug Stops Cancer’s Spread in Mice

    Date: January 22, 2015

    Science Magazine (Washington, DC: monthly circulation 125,000) "Nanoparticle drug stops cancer’s spread in mice" January 22, 2015 When a person dies from cancer, the culprit is usually not the original tumor but rather the cancerous cells that spread throughout the body and replicate in distant organs, a process called metastasis. … In a paper posted online this month in ACS Nano, Adema and his colleagues report packaging P-3Fax-Neu5Ac into nanosized, biodegradable vesicles made from poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid), or PLGA, a compound ...

  • Designed Molecules Trap Cancer Cells in Deadly Cages

    Date: January 22, 2015

    Scientific American (New York, NY: 2.6 million unique monthly visits) "Designed Molecules Trap Cancer Cells in Deadly Cages" January 22, 2015 Chemists have designed a carbohydrate-based molecule that can surround and strangle bone cancer cells by self-assembling into a tangled web of nanofibers (Journal of the American Chemical Society). The molecule spares healthy cells because its assembly is triggered by an enzyme that’s overexpressed on cancer cells. View the article abstract.

  • Micro-Machines Journey Inside Animal for First Time

    Date: January 19, 2015

    BBC News (London, U.K.: 55 million unique monthly visits) "Micro-machines journey inside animal for first time" January 19, 2015 In a case of science fiction meeting reality, microscopic "machines" have journeyed inside a living animal for the first time. The tiny devices delivered a cargo of nano-particles into the stomach lining of a mouse. The research by scientists at the University of California is published in the journal ACS Nano. View the article abstract. More than 20 media outlets, including Daily ...

  • Hacker-Foiling Keyboard Generates Power, Recognizes Your Keystrokes

    Date: January 22, 2015

    CNET News (San Francisco, CA: 16.7 million unique monthly visits) "Hacker-foiling keyboard generates power, recognizes your keystrokes" January 22, 2015 When you think about it, we modern humans, collectively, are burning through a heck of a lot of calories every day by pounding away on our computer keyboards. Researchers have found a way to convert that mechanical energy into actual power through a new smart keyboard. … The journal ACS Nano recently published an article on it. View the article abstract. More ...

  • Scientists Test New Anti-Cocaine Vaccine

    Date: January 21, 2015

    New York Daily News (New York, NY: 22 million unique monthly visits) "Scientists test new anti-cocaine vaccine" January 21, 2015 Scientists are taking a new approach in developing a vaccine to end cocaine addiction. Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif., have created a vaccine that uses the body's immune system to balance out the high that cocaine causes. … The researchers detail their findings in the American Chemical Society journal Molecular Pharmaceutics. View the article abstract. More than 15 ...