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March 27th, 2010

Sizing up Nanoparticles

Abstract:
Nanoparticles are increasingly found in drug development. Researchers are using them in designing treatments for tumors, infections, and brain diseases, as well as for imaging techniques that enhance visualization of molecular-scale events in brain tissue and culture dishes. But so far, says biochemist Michael Sailor of the University of California-San Diego, the technology for designing nanoparticles "is kind of like where we were when we were building Model T cars."

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