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Posts From Eileen Norris

Mega-Useful Microcapsules

Mega-Useful Microcapsules

Exploring the potential control of drug delivery with light and magnetism Chances are, at some point in your life, you’ve taken some form of medicine in capsule form. In fact, many antibiotics are delivered via ingested capsules. In comparison to

It’s Not Just in Your Head

It’s Not Just in Your Head

Yale researchers have discovered a method of identifying prenatally damaged neurons that become susceptible to mental disorders after birth.

Growing a Lung in Culture: New bioreactor system allows crucial oxygen exchange.

Growing a Lung in Culture: New bioreactor system allows crucial oxygen exchange.

A new whole-lung bioreactor system involving the maintenance and delivery of oxygen to the lungs was developed by Yale Professor of Biomedical Engineering Laura Niklason. This system looks to optimize the processes of growing lungs in bioreactors and enables the real-time monitoring of oxygen intake and cell proliferation in the lung.

Breathe Easy

Breathe Easy

Wouldn’t it be nice if killing lung cancer cells was as easy as flipping a switch? As it turns out, effectively targeting these cells is more like a dimmer rather than a switch, but it can be done, according to