Polymer capsules that can simultaneously deliver drug molecules and DNA into a cell could boost the power of cancer treatments, scientists say.

The capsules are biodegradable nanoparticles that have an internal hydrophobic cavity that can hold drug compounds. In contrast, the outer shell of the capsule is positively charged and can bind DNA or RNA.

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