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Saturday, 23 January 2010 21:50

Clear your clogged arteries with nanoburrs

U.S. lead researchers from MIT and Harvard University have developed nanoparticles called nanoburrs that attach to damaged arteries and release medicine to open clogged arteries and repair injured ones. The new nanoparticles could vastly improve the repair and treatment of such cardiovascular problems in humans.

Published in Biology
Engineers from Monash University (Victoria, Australia) have built a miniature mechanical motor for a microbot that could someday cruise through miniscule human arteries of the brain, heart, and eyes.

Published in Biology



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