A dumbbell-shaped nanoparticle powered just by the force and torque of light has become the world's fastest-spinning object.
Manufacturing prescription drugs with distinct markings, colors, shapes or packaging isn’t enough to protect them from counterfeiting, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration reports have shown.
Eight of the top 10 selling drugs in the United States are biologics, which are produced from living organisms or certain components of living organisms. Subcutaneous injection – where the drug is injected into the tissue layer between the skin and the muscle – is emerging as an effective delivery route alternative to intravenous infusion and allows a user to take the drug at home.
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The body can recover from many things, but the damage caused by Parkinson’s disease isn’t one of them.
A delicate balance of electrons flowing through the photosynthetic machinery is essential to a plant’s ability to turn sunlight into energy and its survival. Understanding the factors that regulate this balance is key for plant breeders who may want to improve light energy conversion in crop plants for increased yield.