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.

Oscillating electric field used to remove nanoparticles from blood

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

Engineers are developing a technique using an oscillating electric field to separate nanoparticles from blood in a way that may one day make it a routine procedure.

A paper-based blood test can quickly diagnose Ebola in remote areas

Posted in Hardware on 21st Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

A low-cost, paper-based device that changes color, depending on whether the patient has Ebola, dengue, or yellow fever.

Tiny glue guns and glue made of nanoparticles could patch up surgical holes

Posted in Medicine on 6th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Glue made of nanoparticles, delivered by a needle, can be a better replacement for sutures and surgical staples.

A drug delivery nanotech system holds promise for kidney cancer

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

The device, called a mesoscale nanoparticle, could help boost the usefulness of some cancer drugs.