Device uses nanoparticles to control drug delivery

01/4/2009 | BBC

U.S. scientists created a device that uses two gold nanoparticles of dissimilar shapes that have different melting points, allowing for the controlled release of drugs when exposed to varying levels of infrared light. The technology could improve the treatment of diseases such as cancer and AIDS, which usually require many medicines that need to be taken at specific times.

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