The long life of unicorns

Yasemin Jane Erden, Raphael Levy

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In thispaperco-authored by a philosopher and a scientist, we aim to provide some philosophical and scientific insights into the long life of unicorns, such as how deep misconceptions can often persist, and some for a long time, in the scientificliterature. We take as an example the belief, often seen in the bio-nano and nanomedicine literature,that nanoparticles have some special abilities at crossing lipid membranes
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)677-683
JournalPrecision nanomedicine
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 13 Oct 2020


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