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Edible nanotech on the horizon

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To enhance the absorption of medicines, researchers are creating nanoparticles that can hook onto the gut and thus stay longer, increasing drug uptake. For instance, Sinko noted, the herpes drug Valtrex and the AIDS drug Retrovir hook onto nutrient transporters in the intestines, giving them higher rates of absorption.

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