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.

NASA developing carbon nanotube-based material for Stronger and lighter vehicles and Mars habitats

Posted in Science on 21st Feb, 2017
by Alex Muller

Deep space exploration will require new materials.

Vanderbilt University's Artificial Kidney

Posted in Medicine on 13th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Professor of Medicine Dr. William H. Fissell IV, is making major progress on a first-of-its kind device to free kidney patients from dialysis.

Nanoparticles that speed blood clotting may someday save lives

Posted in Medicine on 27th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Researchers have developed nanoparticles that congregate wherever injury occurs in the body to help it form blood clots, and they've validated these particles in vivo.

IBMs New Artificial Neurons a Big Step Toward Powerful Brain-Like Computers

Posted in Hardware on 15th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

The chips components behave strikingly similar to biological neurons and perform complicated computations rapidly with little energy.