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Chitosan is a naturally occuring polymer isolated from crab and shrimp shells. Chitosan has shown promise as a carrier of anticancer drugs, antitumor genes, and other novel therapeutics.
Researchers explore nanotechnology’s potential to deliver synergistic therapeutics for COVID-19

Researchers explore nanotechnology’s potential to deliver synergistic therapeutics for COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2 DNA vaccine tested in animal model

SARS-CoV-2 DNA vaccine tested in animal model

Insulin nanoparticles may become an alternative to insulin injections for diabetic patients

Insulin nanoparticles may become an alternative to insulin injections for diabetic patients

Artificial olfactory system mimics the mammalian nose to assess meat freshness

Artificial olfactory system mimics the mammalian nose to assess meat freshness

Suramin shows promise as COVID-19 treatment

Suramin shows promise as COVID-19 treatment

Researchers use silk nanofibers to enhance 3D cell printing

Researchers use silk nanofibers to enhance 3D cell printing

Synthetic peptide can make multidrug-resistant bacteria sensitive to antibiotics

Synthetic peptide can make multidrug-resistant bacteria sensitive to antibiotics

Edible coating made with green tea extract kills norovirus, bacteria

Edible coating made with green tea extract kills norovirus, bacteria

Researchers find new strategy for developing tissue regeneration scaffolds

Researchers find new strategy for developing tissue regeneration scaffolds

Bandages sense infections, change color, treat infection

Bandages sense infections, change color, treat infection

Vitamin D in pregnancy reduces risk of enamel defects in offspring

Vitamin D in pregnancy reduces risk of enamel defects in offspring

Study uncovers how rice blast fungus uses its own cell wall to launch an attack

Study uncovers how rice blast fungus uses its own cell wall to launch an attack

Extremely low concentrations of acetic acid could alter cellular processes in rice blast fungus

Extremely low concentrations of acetic acid could alter cellular processes in rice blast fungus

University of Florida scientists aim to develop new antimicrobials for cows, humans

University of Florida scientists aim to develop new antimicrobials for cows, humans

Encapsulated Indian medicinal herb can reduce blood glucose levels in diabetic mice

Encapsulated Indian medicinal herb can reduce blood glucose levels in diabetic mice

Active adhesive dressings can close wounds faster than other methods

Active adhesive dressings can close wounds faster than other methods

Bioinspired adhesive dressings could accelerate wound healing

Bioinspired adhesive dressings could accelerate wound healing

New combination method improves characterization of polysaccharides

New combination method improves characterization of polysaccharides

Researchers develop new method to reduce toxicity of gluten for people with celiac disease

Researchers develop new method to reduce toxicity of gluten for people with celiac disease

Lab-grown insect meat could be a superior green alternative for meat farming

Lab-grown insect meat could be a superior green alternative for meat farming