Researchers renew obsolete concept by using folate for cancer drug delivery

Researchers renew obsolete concept by using folate for cancer drug delivery Science Highlights raymond.macdougall Fri, 09/06/2019 - 17:17 NIBIB-funded biomedical engineers at the Ohio State University (OSU) have demonstrated a new method for delivering an anti-cancer drug in a study that tested the effect in animal models. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical … Continue reading Researchers renew obsolete concept by using folate for cancer drug delivery

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How to simulate softness

How to simulate softness Grantee News thomas.johnson Tue, 09/03/2019 - 12:41 What factors affect how human touch perceives softness, like the feel of pressing your fingertip against a marshmallow, a piece of clay or a rubber ball? By exploring this question in detail, researchers discovered clever tricks to design materials that replicate different levels of … Continue reading How to simulate softness

Addition of growth factors to unique system helps new bone formation

Addition of growth factors to unique system helps new bone formation Grantee News thomas.johnson Thu, 08/29/2019 - 11:18 The development of new bone can be a multistep process: first, stem cells differentiate into cartilage cells. Next, the cartilage cells become bone cells. But that's not all: the cells must experience some mechanical stresses during the … Continue reading Addition of growth factors to unique system helps new bone formation