New technology is revealing the mechanical aspects of cells and mechanobiology is enabling the development of new drugs and treatments, write Joshua Chou, Kate Poole and Maté Biro.
When it comes to delivering drugs, nanoparticles shaped like rods and worms are the best bet for making the daunting journey to the centre of a cell, new Australian research suggests.
A powerful new technology that maps the “social network” of proteins in breast cancer cells is providing detailed understanding of the disease at a molecular level and could eventually lead to new treatments.
Every second our immune cells make life or death decisions to activate or not. How do we switch these cells on? UNSW Professor Katharina Gaus investigates.
New 'lab-on-a-chip' devices could be made in seconds and at very low cost with a new manufacturing process developed by UNSW PhD candidate Ryan Pawell.