POSTS TAGGED AS nanotechnology

First Count of Growth Factors in a Single Cell

April 30, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quantum dots
Bioengineers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign “report digital counting of growth factors in single cells using fluorescent quantum [MORE]

Microfluidics Device takes Exomes from Blood

April 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pulling exosomes from blood to test for cancer
All cells produce and release exosomes, but tumors do more of both.  And, [MORE]

Cancer-Detecting Sensor

March 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanobiosensors to detect cancer
Whether a gene mutation initiates cancer, or a post translational modification to the gene’s protein is the [MORE]

New Stem Cell Scaffold for CNS Tissue Transplants

February 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Inorganic nanoscaffold for stem cell therapy
Rutgers’s engineers have created a biodegradable, inorganic hybrid (BHI) scaffold that can deliver stem cells, [MORE]

Quantum Dots in Single Cell Imaging

January 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quantum dots show mRNA and cell nucleus
“A team of researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Mayo Clinic [MORE]

Making Nanoparticles Stick in the Liver

January 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles with hairy polymer shells
Various kinds of nanoparticles are possible drug delivery vehicles in the body.  This report tells of [MORE]

Proof-of-Concept for Nanobot “Fantastic Voyage”

October 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

In the 1966 film “Fantastic Voyage,” scientists inside a micro-submarine swam through the blood steam aiming to break up a [MORE]

Cell Sized Injectable Sensing Robots

October 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT nanomachines
MIT engineers are building some extremely small electronic devices, with the idea of putting billions of them in the [MORE]

Nanobots for Treating MRSA

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanobots grab MRSA bacteria
Using gold nanowires coated with platelets and red blood cells, bioengineers at the University of California in [MORE]

“Obscure Technologies” in the Future of Healthcare

July 24, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Car seat with embedded sensors
According to this piece which focuses on nanotechnology as a driver of a second wave of [MORE]

An Artificial Photoreceptor in the Eye

May 1, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Photoreceptor for the Eye
Scientists at Fudan University in Shanghai have created an artificial photoreceptor that restored vision in blind mice. [MORE]

Lab-on-Skin Technology

March 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidic Lab-on-Skin
As this piece says, “Of all the mobile devices designed to support medical care, no technology may have more [MORE]

Nanowire Brush Collects Cancer Biomarkers in Urine

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Extracellular Vesicle Capture
Last week, we had a piece from Aalto University in Finland about a plasmonic biosensor that detects exosomes [MORE]

Unintended Sensor Discovery

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Detection Device
Imagine a combination electrophoresis box, nanopore sequencer and microfluidics device all in a very, very tiny package and [MORE]