Tag: biotechnology

Missouri S&T students learn nanobiotechnology in Taiwan

Posted by on June 20, 2008

Pairing quantum dots with a protein transporter, a group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology hopes to develop a more effective and efficient drug delivery method.

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Living in a medical material world

Posted by on January 7, 2003

Biomaterials are going to revolutionize modern medicine — at least that’s what everyone says. The truth is that biomaterials have already done that.

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Bioethics: a conversation with Dr. Carol Ann Smith

Posted by on December 19, 2002

A discussion about biotechnology wouldn’t be complete without a discussion of the ethics involved. Proponents of biotechnology argue that such research improves our quality of life in a variety of ways, such as treating or potentially eliminating diseases or increasing food supplies. UMR’s ethics expert Dr. Carol Ann Smith, associate professor of philosophy, sat down […]

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