Injected after accidents, nanoparticles could prevent paralysis

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

It is hoped that once developed further, the technology could be incorporated into an EpiPen-like device that would be used to rapidly inject the particles as soon as possible after an injury occurs.

Progress on DNA based medical nano-machines

Posted in Medicine on 16th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

If Bachelet's approach proves successful in humans, and is backed by more research, the teams work could signal a transformational moment in cancer treatment.

Drug-delivering nano 'drones' to help prevent heart attacks

Posted in Science on 3rd Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Nanometer-sized 'drones' that deliver drugs to heal and stabilize fat deposits in arteries could become a new way to prevent heart attacks caused by atherosclerosis.

Hinges and pistons from DNA show capability for future nano-robots

Posted in Hardware on 8th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

The project is the first to prove that basic design principles that apply to typical full-size machines can produce complex, controllable components for nano-robots.

A new low-cost way to create 3D nanostructures

Posted in Science on 13th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Researchers have developed a new low-cost lithography technique that can create 3D nanostructures for biomedical, electronic, and photonic applications.