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June 1st, 2009

Drug Delivery Could Someday Be Child’s Play

Abstract:
Peer Fischer and Ambarish Ghosh created nanoscale "propellers" that look like corkscrews or bacterial flagella. The team successfully steered the propellers using a magnetic field. This technique allowed Fischer and Ghosh to push 5-µm silica nanobeads along a precise and reproducible path. After additional research, the propellers could one day deliver particles in the bloodstream, possibly after being injected.

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