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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.

Nanoparticles target and kill cancer stem cells that drive tumor growth

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

Many cancer patients survive treatment only to have a recurrence. Recurrences are likely due to cancer stem cells that can be tough to kill with conventional drugs.