Monthly Archives: March 2016

Interesting Stuff

Precision Medicine: Health Care Tailored to You

Summary: On the anniversary of the launch of the Precision Medicine Initiative, the President participates in a panel discussion with PMI stakeholders. Rest

Building Computers Within Cells

Cells may eventually compete with silicon as synthetic biologists engineer them to perform increasingly complicated computing operations. Researchers can now harness molecular components such as DNA, RNA, and proteins to create circuitry that allows mammalian and bacterial cells to sense and respond to different signals. Rest

Engineering nanoparticles that can change their shape to deliver cancer drugs to tumours

Chemotherapy isn’t supposed to make your hair fall out – it’s supposed to kill cancer cells. A new molecular delivery system created at U of T Engineering could help ensure that chemotherapy drugs get to their target while minimizing collateral damage. Rest