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  • An image showing cryo-scanning electron micrograph
    News

    Suit of iron turns sperm cells into spermbots

    2020-07-10T13:22:00Z

    Researchers have created microrobots that swim under the influence of a magnetic field, by coating sperm cells with iron nanoparticles. The spermbots could one day be used to deliver drugs to hard-to-reach areas in the body. Micro- or nanorobots are systems that can respond to a stimulus with some ...

  • Ibupofen
    Research

    Edible MOF sugar-coats painkiller

    2017-05-03T13:17:00Z

    When ibuprofen is encapsulated in a sugar-based MOF its effects last twice as long

  • Middle cerebral artery in brain - Hero
    Feature

    Intracellular delivery

    2016-12-13T14:53:00Z

    Drugs that can enter cells and take useful payloads with them are maturing, finds Andy Extance