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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]

Europium-Doped Gadolinium Oxide Nanorods for Imaging and Therapy

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Imaging Cancer
Reporting in the journal NANO, Indian chemists describe how they made silica-coated europium-doped gadolinium oxide nanorods for dual imaging [MORE]

3-D Printing for Complex Blood Vessel Formations

May 9, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printing Blood Vessels
“Nanoengineers have 3-D printed a lifelike, functional blood vessel network that could pave the way toward artificial [MORE]

Nano Magnets for Thawing Frozen Tissues

April 25, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

It has long been known that freezing tissues, such as arteries, extends their “shelf life” for transplantation, but problems arise [MORE]

Propelling Nanorobots by Enzyme Action or Ultrasound

April 25, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dr. Sámuel Sánchez Nanorobot Researcher
Injectable robots—sometimes called microswimmers—raise two sorts of engineering problems: design of the device itself, and its [MORE]

Nanofiber Matrix for Culturing Human Stem Cells

April 18, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Three Dimensional Stem Cell Growth
Most tissue culturing of pluripotent stem cells is done in petri dishes which distorts the shape [MORE]

Nanoelectronic “Thread” for Brain Probes

April 18, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neural Network
Biomechanical engineers at the University of Texas-Austin have made nanoelectronic thread for inserting probes into the brain. According to [MORE]