June 29, 2015

Targeted Nanoparticles Can Overcome Drug Resistance in Trypanosomes: A High-Tech Approach to Combat Sleeping Sickness and Potentially Other Neglected Diseases

(Nanotechnology Now) – Sleeping sickness, or African trypanosomiasis, is caused by trypanosome parasites transmitted by tsetse flies and threatens millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa. The disease is considered fatal if untreated, but as it affects mostly poor people in … Read More

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June 10, 2015

Injectable Electronics: New System Holds Promise for Basic Neuroscience, Treatment of Neuor-Degenerative Diseases

(Nanotechnology Now) – A team of international researchers, led by Lieber, the Mark Hyman, Jr. Professor of Chemistry, an international team of researchers developed a method for fabricating nano-scale electronic scaffolds that can be injected via syringe. Once connected to … Read More

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