Better RNA interference, inspired by nature
February 10, 2014New MIT nanoparticles offer best-ever gene silencing, could help treat liver diseases.
Practicing medicine at the nanoscale
March 11, 2013New approaches to drug delivery offer hope for new, more targeted treatments.
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New nanoparticles shrink tumors in mice
August 15, 2012Particles that shut off cancer genes could also allow researchers to screen potential drug targets more rapidly.
Genetic 911: Cells’ emergency systems revealed
July 3, 2012Study examines how cells exploit gene sequences to cope with toxic stress.
Researchers achieve RNA interference, in a lighter package
June 3, 2012Pared-down nucleic acid nanoparticle poses less risk of side effects, offers better targeting.