POSTS TAGGED AS nanotechnology

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]

Nanotube Coating for Implantable Metal

March 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Droplets Beading on Superomniphobic Surface
With implantable devices like stents and rods, there is a risk that platelets will stick to [MORE]

Storing Vaccines at Room Temperature

February 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

“Supramolecular nanomaterials and interfaces” is the name of the lab at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne (EPFL) [MORE]

Magnets for Drug Delivery

January 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Several new technologies are competing in the drug delivery space for precision medicine, including antibody and nanoparticle designs. This piece, [MORE]

SWAN Lithography for Making Micro and Nano Structures

December 20, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Creating Micro- And Nanostructures On 3-D Materials
“Spun-Wrapped Aligned Nanofiber” is the name that engineers at Virginia Tech have applied to [MORE]

Computer Assisted Design for Nano Drug Delivery

October 25, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Computer Model UPenn
Cell surfaces “flutter” to thermal fluxuations, according to researchers in this piece. And, that undulation influences how well [MORE]

Nanoparticles and Lasers to Kill Tumor Cells

October 25, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

In a new approach to laser ablation of tumors, researchers at the University of Copenhagen have used nanoparticles (150 nm [MORE]

Microrobots for Medical Procedures

September 20, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Novel methods of drug delivery inside the body is a promising area for research as it may make precise placement [MORE]

Carbon Nanotubes Support Nerve Growth

August 30, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Italian scientists placed two segments of spinal cord on a bed of carbon nanotubes, separated by 300 microns, and saw [MORE]

Making Electronic Skin Like the Real Thing

August 16, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic Skin
The video in this piece, from the American Chemical Society, describes materials engineering work at Stanford University which aims [MORE]

E. Coli Hand-Held Biosensor

August 9, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sensor Detects E. Coli
Foodborne illnesses strike about 48 million people in the US every year, which often results is massive [MORE]