Researchers achieve RNA interference, in a lighter package
June 3, 2012Pared-down nucleic acid nanoparticle poses less risk of side effects, offers better targeting.
New technique predictably generates complex, wavy shapes
May 2, 2012May help improve drug delivery and explain natural patterns from brain folds to bell peppers.
Targeted nanoparticles show success in clinical trials
April 4, 2012Tiny particles designed to home in on cancer cells achieve tumor shrinkage at lower doses than traditional chemotherapy.
Successful human tests for first wirelessly controlled drug-delivery chip
February 16, 2012Clinical trial of the programmable, implantable device shows promise in treating osteoporosis.
Mimicking biological complexity, in a tiny particle
August 15, 2011New MIT technology could lead to better drug delivery and artificial tissues that imitate natural tissue.