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Target 2: Precise Drug Delivery

A new generation of microcapsules, shown above, promise to deliver "chemicals on demand" for a wide range of uses, including medicine and personal care. Photo credit: ScienceDaily.comIn further exactitudinal news, ScienceDaily reports on developments in "microcapsules" that scientists hope will target drugs inside the body using nanotubes.

"The new microcapsules consist of nylon spheres about the size of a grain of sand. They enclose a liquid chemical sprinkled with carbon nanotubes. The nanotubes convert laser light to heat that bursts the nylon capsule, releasing the chemical."

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