nanotechnology

Nanorobots for Medical Use are About to Become a Reality

Posted in Science on 30th Aug, 2018
by Alex Muller

'We have developed nanocomposite particles that can be remotely controlled by a electromagnetic field. They function like extremely tiny robots that interact with biological cells.'

Nanoparticle-drug combo turns white fat to brown fat with potential to treat obesity, diabetes

Posted in Medicine on 9th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

A way to deliver a drug directly to stored white fat cells to turn them into more easily burned brown fat cells.

Smartphones that charge in five minutes 'could arrive next year'

Posted in Hardware on 13th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

The technology was first shown off in 2015, when Israeli start-up StoreDot demonstrated its FlashBattery at the CES tech show in Las Vegas.

Neuron-recording nanowires could help screen drugs for neurological diseases

Posted in Medicine on 16th Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

Ultimate goal is a neural-lace-like device that can be implanted in the brain to bridge or repair networks.

Inductive heating of Magnetic Nanoparticles enables safe thawing of cryopreserved transplant organs

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

Nanotechnology can be used to rapidly rewarm cryogenically treated samples without damaging delicate frozen tissues.