A new wearable patch for treating melanoma dissolves quickly while leaving tiny needles that deliver chemotherapy drugs over time.
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Scientists have now published the first peer-reviewed study on a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2. They've tested the microneedle array on mice.
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A new kind of ink for 3D printing liquifies when pressed through the nozzle of a 3D printer, but then quickly returns to its original shape.
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Mixing tiny "STAR particles" into a cream could offer better treatment for skin diseases like psoriasis or certain kinds of skin cancer, say researchers.
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A new nanoparticle can seek out plaques that cause heart attacks and eat them from the inside out. The discovery could lead to new atherosclerosis treatment.
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The synthesized "bilingual molecule" could become a powerful tool for diagnostics, gene therapy, and drug delivery that targets specific cells.
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A set of injectable hydrogels can spur or stave off the body's inflammation response to speed up the healing process, a new study shows.
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With more targeted drug delivery, doctors might not have to give patients larger doses of a drug to treat a specific part of the body.
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Microscopic bottlebrush polymers that resemble their larger kitchen cousins could offer exquisite control over coatings, researchers say.
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