Monday, September 28, 2020
Tags Biomedical/environmental/chemical engineering

Tag: biomedical/environmental/chemical engineering

Common FDA-approved drug may effectively neutralize virus that causes COVID-19

TROY, N.Y. -- A common drug, already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), may also be a powerful tool in...

Shining light on a malignant lung cancer

Treating a rare type of malignant lung cancer could improve, thanks to near-infrared irradiation and a cancer-targeting compound. Nagoya University oncologist Kazuhide...

Wearable patch may provide new treatment option for skin cancer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Conventional melanoma therapies, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy, suffer from the toxicity and side effects of repeated treatments due...

Found: Neural circuit that drives physical responses to emotional stress

Researchers at Nagoya University have discovered a neural circuit that drives physical responses to emotional stress. The circuit begins in deep brain...

COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise in first peer-reviewed research

PITTSBURGH, April 2, 2020 - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists today announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the...

Crumpled graphene makes ultra-sensitive cancer DNA detector

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Graphene-based biosensors could usher in an era of liquid biopsy, detecting DNA cancer markers circulating in a patient's blood...

Mechanical forces shape bacterial biofilms’ puzzling patterns

Belying their slimy natures, the sticky patches of bacteria called biofilms often form intricate, starburst-like patterns as they grow. Now, researchers at Princeton University...

A new ‘gold standard’ for safer ceramic coatings

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2020 -- Making your own ceramics can be a way to express your creativity, but some techniques and materials used...

Novel bacterial acid tolerance system sheds light on development of antimicrobials

Growth ability at acidic conditions is important to bacteria. Enteric bacteria such as Escherichia coli and Salmonella can colonize and cause disease...

Mimicking cancer’s evasive tactics, microparticles show promise for transplant rejection

PITTSBURGH, March 13, 2020 - Inspired by a tactic cancer cells use to evade the immune system, University of Pittsburgh researchers have...