POSTS TAGGED AS nanotechnology

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]

Making Gold Nanoparticles that Behave as One

January 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ultramonodisperse Gold Nanorods that Behave as Clones
Quoting directly: “A special laser system is able to induce billions of gold nanoparticles [MORE]

DNA Robots

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

LQian Cargo Sorting DNA Robot
In the 64 years that scientists have known about the structure of DNA, enormous knowledge has [MORE]

A Hydroelectric Power Plant in Your Blood Vessels

October 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Vessel
Bioengineers at Fudan University (Shanghai) have built what they call a “fiber shaped fluidic nanogenerator” which is small enough [MORE]

Quantum Dot Biosensors

October 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quantum Dots
Quantum dots are silicon semiconductor particles that emit specific light frequencies when electricity or light is applied to them. [MORE]

Altering Gene Expression with Gold Nanorods and a NIR Laser

September 26, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gold Nanorods
Japanese scientists have used lipid coated gold nanorods to deliver a gene vector, which when heated with a near [MORE]

Hand-Held DNA Sequencer Widely Adopted

August 29, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MinION Sequencer
Oxford Nanopore Technologies (Oxford Science Park, UK) has had threats of patent infringement against its MinION, after which the [MORE]