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September 30th, 2004

Nano AIDS shield given a boost

What could be the world's first nanotechnology-based protection against HIV has just been given a huge boost. The Australian biotechnology company Starpharma announced today it had been granted US$5.4 million (A$7.5 million) from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) for its research on an anti-microbial gel which prevents HIV infection of cells.

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