Cancer nanomedicine may accelerate metastasis, NUS study finds
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  February 8, 2019  
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 Cancer nanomedicine may accelerate metastasis, NUS study findsCancer nanomedicine may accelerate metastasis, NUS study finds
 
Nanoparticles can be found in processed food (e.g. food additives), consumer products (e.g. sunscreen) and even in medicine. While these tiny particles could have large untapped potential and novel new applications, they may have unintended and harmful side effects, according to a recent study by researchers from the National University of Singapore.
 
   Researchers identify effects of nanoparticles on intestinal microorganismsResearchers identify effects of nanoparticles on intestinal microorganisms
 
The intestinal microbiome is not only key for food processing but an accepted codeterminant for various diseases. Researchers led by the University Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz identified effects of nanoparticles on intestinal microorganisms.
 
   Scientists discover host of new and unexpected nanoparticlesScientists discover host of new and unexpected nanoparticles
 
Scientists from Russia and China discovered a host of new and unexpected nanoparticles and found a way to control their composition and properties the findings that break fresh ground in the use of nanoparticles.
 
 AMSBIO's noble metal coated substrates for applications in nanotechnology
 
AMSBIO's noble metal coated substrates for applications in nanotechnologyAMSBIO is a leading supplier of gold, silver and platinum coated substrates for nanotechnology researchers looking to use these surfaces to characterize self-assembled monolayers using atomic force microscopy, or scanning tunneling microscopy.
 
 
 Nanoparticle Generation System from Dolomite
 
Nanoparticle Generation System from DolomiteDolomite’s modular nanoparticle synthesis systems apply high shear micromixing and hydrodynamic focusing microfluidic methods for polymer particle production ranging in sizes from 50 nm to 500 nm. Continuous and controllable laminar flow allows the production of high-yield and high-quality polymer nanoparticles.
 
 
 Nanoparticles in Food and Food Contact Materials
 
Nanoparticles in Food and Food Contact MaterialsThe novel properties of nanomaterials and nanoparticles are increasingly being applied to develop and improve existing food packaging, with enhancements to thermal and mechanical strength, gas-barrier effectiveness, and antibacterial properties.
 
 
 What are Nanosponges?
 
What are Nanosponges?Nanosponges are an innovative drug delivery system that has recently emerged as a result of rapid advances in nanotechnology and the need for precise, targeted drug delivery. They are very small, microscopic, sponge-like particles, about the size of a virus, that consist of a number of cavities that can be filled with medications.
 
 
 Nanogel Properties
 
Nanogel PropertiesNanogels are nanoparticles cross-linked with a hydrophilic polymer network. They are of interest to a variety of fields, including drug delivery and bioimaging as they are able to encapsulate molecules or respond to external stimuli.