nanotechnology

Biodegradable implant could simplify bone replacement surgery

Posted in Medicine on 31st Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new biodegradable graft material could take the place of actual bone, for the treatment of fractures or other injuries.

Self-propelled powder designed to stop severe bleeding

Posted in Science on 4th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The first self-propelled particles capable of delivering coagulants against the flow of blood to treat severe bleeding, a potentially huge advancement in trauma care.

How to make 3D objects totally disappear

Posted in Science on 30th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

An ultra-thin invisibility 'skin' cloak that can conform to the shape of an object and conceal it from detection with visible light has been developed.

Tiny motors could suck carbon dioxide from the ocean

Posted in Science on 24th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego have designed a new form of tiny motor that could be used to rid the sea of carbon dioxide pollution.

3D printed 120 micron long 'microfish' could be efficient bloodstream robots

Posted in Hardware on 31st Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

The university of San Diego used an innovative 3D printing technology to make multipurpose fish-shaped microrobots.