Curry-based compound delivered via implant could help fight cancer; Graphene sheets provide local, electronic delivery;

> The yellow coloring in curry powder is caused by a compound called curcumin that could be used to fight cancer if delivered in the right way. University of Kentucky researchers are developing an implant to introduce curcumin directly to a tumor. More

> Researchers published in the journal ACS Nano that a nanomaterial made of thin sheets of graphene oxide can be used to deliver drugs electronically. Abstract

> A Minnesota-based startup raised $860,000 Series A round to support a tech that uses polymer beads to deliver drugs. EmboMedics' beads then disappear in the body after a controlled amount of time. More