Month: December 2010
Nontoxic Nanoparticles

Nontoxic Nanoparticles

US scientists show the mechanism of toxicity of gold nanoparticles in living cells, and demonstrate that the nanoparticles are not toxic under diagnostic conditions.

Fever Responsive Drug Delivery

Fever Responsive Drug Delivery

Chinese scientists developed a temperature-sensitive drug release system based on titanium nanotubes. A smart hydrogel layer acts as controlling barrier and releases drug for local drug therapy.