Tag: Nanotechnology

Innovation, Medical Devices

Novel molecular device exhibits exceptional computing prowess

September 2, 2021

Via: The Medical News

In a discovery published in the journal Nature, an international team of researchers has described a novel molecular device with exceptional computing prowess. Reminiscent of the plasticity of connections in the human brain, the device can be reconfigured on the […]

Innovation, Research

New encapsulation technology could improve drug delivery

October 22, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Researchers have developed a faster, cheaper way to coat liquid medication, an invention that could improve how drugs are delivered in the body. The new encapsulation technology, developed by engineers at the University of Waterloo, uses gravity and other natural […]

Innovation, Med Tech

New optical nanoparticle sensor can detect very low glucose concentrations

September 13, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The Optical Research Group of the Universitat Jaume I (GROC-UJI) has developed an optical nanoparticle sensor capable of detecting very low glucose concentrations, such as those present in a person’s tear, by means of fluorescent carbon quantum dots, applying synthesis […]

Innovation, Med Tech

‘Eye-on-a-chip’ technology may pave way for new eye disease treatments

July 5, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Organ-on-a-chip systems are emerging rapidly: they will be capable of mimicking the functionality of an entire organ, by using just a tiny part of it on a microchip with fluid channels. Researchers of the University of Twente already booked good […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Scientists design nanorobots that seek and destroy tumor cells

February 13, 2018

Via: The Medical News

The technology can be applied to treat many types of cancer, since all solid tumor-feeding blood vessels are essentially the same. The major new advancement is the result of a collaboration between researchers from Arizona State University (ASU) and the […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Research offers new way to improve nanopharmaceuticals for personalized medicine

April 27, 2017

Via: The Medical News

In a newly published study in Nature Nanotechnology, the shape and geometry of nanoparticles can have a significant impact in modulating adverse injection reactions and offer realistic solutions for patients receiving nanopharmaceuticals—drug delivery systems specializing in microscopic-particle drug combinations. Almost […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Scientists move closer to developing therapeutic window to the brain

July 13, 2016

Via: ScienceDaily

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside are bringing their idea for a ‘Window to the Brain’ transparent skull implant closer to reality through the findings of two studies that are forthcoming in the journals Lasers in Surgery and Medicine […]