News tagged with particles

Gold specs considered in pregnancy research

The biodistribution and toxicity of gold nanoparticles (GNPs) in pregnant mice has been explored to gain a further understanding of how maternal or placental conditions might be treated without causing foetal ...

Sep 08, 2014
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Capturing false hormones

They damage our ability to reproduce, and they pollute the natural environment. Yet chemicals known as hormone mimics can be found in consumer goods. Eventually they end up in our water. But we now have a way of capturing ...

Aug 15, 2014
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HIV can cut and paste in the human genome

For the first time researchers have succeeded in altering HIV virus particles so that they can simultaneously, as it were, 'cut and paste' in our genome via biological processes. Developed at the Department ...

May 27, 2014
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