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QR Codes you Swallow

April 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Edible QR Code Medicine
QR (for Quick Release) codes are barcodes mainly used for keeping track of things. But researchers at [MORE]

Brain Delivery of Drugs with Ultrathin Needle

March 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ultrathin Needle Delivers Medication to Brain
Quoting directly: “Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have devised a miniaturized system that can deliver [MORE]

A Skin Patch against Antibiotic Resistance

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Large Scale Model of Antibiotic Microneedle Patch
Oral antibiotics are absorbed through the intestines, and because not all of the drug [MORE]

Magnetic Micro-Robots in Medicine

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microrobots
Collaborating Chinese and British scientists have developed magnetic micro-robots from spirulina algae with a magnetic coating, and delivered them to [MORE]

Smart Hydrogel

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nitric Oxide Ge
Quoting directly: “At the Institute for Basic Science in Daejeon, South Korea, scientists have developed a hydrogel that [MORE]

Bandage Delivers Timed Medications

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prototype of Smart Bandage
Quoting directly: “Imagine if a wound dressing could release fresh doses of medication over time, oreven different [MORE]

DNA Robots

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

LQian Cargo Sorting DNA Robot
In the 64 years that scientists have known about the structure of DNA, enormous knowledge has [MORE]

Printing Drugs on Delivery Devices

November 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Printing Medications on Skin Patches
University of Michigan engineers have developed a means of printing drugs onto skin patches, ingestible strips [MORE]

Light Activated Nanomotor Drills Through Cells and Membranes

October 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Motorized Nanomachines
The notion of a single molecule nanomotor, spinning at two to three million revolutions per second is mind-boggling in [MORE]

pH Precise Drug Release in the Stomach

October 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stomach Micromotors
To treat stomach lesions associated with H. pylori infections, doctors give proton pump inhibiting drugs before administering antibiotics. The [MORE]

Guiding Therapeutic Angiogenesis

August 1, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Vessel Model
This piece reports that researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Stanford University have used 3-D printing to [MORE]

Molecular Trigger for Drug Delivery

July 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quoting directly from the abstract of this piece, “. . . here we report the rational design of a modular [MORE]

Inhaled Insulin for Treating Alzheimer’s

June 20, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nasal Spray
For several years, diabetes researchers and Alzheimer’s researcher have suspected that AD may actually be a fourth kind of [MORE]

Adhesive Sensor Detects Leaking IV Drips

June 6, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable Sensor for IV Leakage
For elders, inserting a needle and cannula into a vein to deliver a liquid medication can [MORE]