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October 4th, 2006

Cell-Like Nano Particles for Attacking Disease

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Using parts of living cells in a smart nanotechnology-based drug delivery system, researchers in Switzerland have demonstrated a "nanocarrier" that can target specific types of cells and light up in response to conditions in their immediate environment. ...the new system demonstrates the ability to engineer a complex, smart nanocarrier, which could open the way for more powerful diagnostics and treatments.

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