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'Buckyball' capsule lets researchers steer drugs to target

Using a soccer-ball-shaped nanoparticle named after famed inventor Buckminster Fuller, researchers at Columbia Engineering have created a drug-delivery capsule with precise targeting capabilities.

Sirtex, SingHealth develop stealth cancer treatments

Australian company Sirtex Medical has signed up to a collaboration with Singapore-based SingHealth to develop a stealthy approach to treating cancer--tiny injectable carbon-wrapped packages that hide from the immune system and deliver a radiotherapy dose directly to tumors.

Carbon nanoparticles charge up old cancer treatment to powerful effect

Carbon nanoparticles are galloping to the rescue once again. Scientists are exploring their use as a booster ingredient to enhance the effectiveness of an existing treatment for head-and-neck cancer....