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Data Breach: No Injury-in-Fact, Case Dismissed

It well known that there are, unfortunately, many data breaches that frequently put private citizens’ data privacy in jeopardy.  States have passed a variety of statutes...

To Limit or Not to Limit: What Is the Basis of Your Prior Art Distinction During Prosecution?

VECTURA LIMITED v. GLAXOSMITHKLINE LLC Before Prost, Bryson, and Wallach.  Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware Summary: Distinguishing...

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A new study found nanomaterials in soil hurt crop growth and may contaminate produce. UC Santa Barbara researchers showed nanoscale pollutants in crop soil stunt... Read More »
Penicillin, teflon, plastic, and now nanoparticles; all breakthrough discoveries stemming from scientific “failures.” University of Central Florida... Read More »
Stable gold nanoparticles consist of a mere handful of gold atoms -- typically about one hundred. These "balls" of atoms are covered in organic molecule... Read More »
Prof. Madhavi Krishnan and her co-workers have invented a method that allows them to examine how material works on a nanometer scale. For all solutions manufactured... Read More »
A new type of nanoparticle-based conjugate is a promising alternative to RNA interference (RNAi) agents for controlling gene expression. Nanozymes are gold... Read More »
Vaccines are designed to mimic aspects of the microbe they hope the help the body build immunity to. Typically, this means dead or weakened versions of the microbe... Read More »
Scientists from Yale University have created what they call, “a paradigm-changing immunotherapeutic method for cancer therapy.” The Yale team’s new... Read More »
Since the dawn of nanotechnology, researchers have envisioned using nanoscale drug delivery devices for chemotherapy drugs designed to fight cancer more effectively... Read More »
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Ann ConkleAn exciting approach. Looking forward to seeing if the results are just as promising in human trials.
Jul 12, 2012
“We could not get consistent results,” he said. “It was very frustrating and really weird.” Zongming Xiu, a Rice postdoctoral researcher... Read More »
Blood clots, while useful for stopping bleeding, are bad news for the brain and heart. Even if a clot can be located it is hard to get rid of, and the blood thinners... Read More »
Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory has made a major breakthrough in understanding the structure of ferroelectric... Read More »
Researchers at Harvard University’s Wyss Institute have developed a new biomimetic strategy to deliver blood-clot-dissolving nanotherapeutics directly to... Read More »
Nanotechnology has numerous applications in the fields of dermatology and medicine: sunscreen with nano-sized particles offers better protection, nanotech particles... Read More »
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Jackie KellyFascinating. So much cancer treatment relies on tricking our bodies' own defenses and this sounds like a great new way to do that, particularly in light of the recent spikes in melanoma rates.
Jul 5, 2012
Could it be possible to one day deliver miniscule factories to the human body to produce medicine? In an article in the American Chemical Society’s journal Nano... Read More »
An inexpensive element that naturally benefits the body through dietary intake could also protect patients from infections following the placement of implantable medical ... Read More »
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Ann ConkleVery cool. I wonder if biofilms are involved in most Staph infections or just those where the infection begins on a device.
Jun 25, 2012
For everyone who has ever had too much pomegranate peel and not enough nanoparticles around their house, this may be your lucky day. A collaborative research team is... Read More »
Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have developed nanoparticles that could treat a devastating, incurable cancer. Multiple myeloma (MM) is a cancer of plasma... Read More »
Researchers from the University of Basel in Switzerland have developed a new treatment to combat the leading cause of death worldwide. Atherosclerosis, or the hardening... Read More »
Fireflies utilize a relatively well-understood chemical process to produce light -- but they can only glow certain colors. In an upcoming issue of Nano Letters... Read More »
Nanotechnology could be the key to understanding a common form of kidney disease. The work done by Arizona State University (ASU) researchers is receiving support from... Read More »
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