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Nanoparticles advance light-activated cancer therapy

To reduce or even eliminate PDT�??s therapy-limiting side effects, researchers are attempting to increase uptake of photosensitizers by tumors and decrease uptake by healthy cells, and to do that investigators are relying heavily on nanoparticles.

Feb 20th, 2007

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From farm waste to fuel tanks

Using corncob waste as a starting material, researchers have created carbon briquettes with complex nanopores capable of storing natural gas at an unprecedented density of 180 times their own volume and at one seventh the pressure of conventional natural gas tanks.

Feb 16th, 2007

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