Article - 10 Nov 2004
Molecular manufacturing was identified as the original concept of nanotechnology, with the debate focusing on its possible application in the fields of medicine and the environment. Fighting disease,...
Article - 5 Jul 2005
Nanobiotechnology techniques can be applied in many areas of medicine, including diagnostics, implants, gene analysis, protein analysis, tissue engineering, artificial organs and therapeutics. This...
Article - 13 Dec 2004
The medical and pharmaceuticals sector will benefit from advances in nanotechnology, with diagnostics, drugs delivery and tissue regeneration being three of the main areas of development. This article...
News - 26 Mar 2014
Latest research shows that the chemical citrate – a by-product of natural cell metabolism – is mixed with water to create a viscous fluid that is trapped between the nano-scale crystals...
News - 5 Sep 2013
A novel method for finding and delivering healing drugs to newly formed microcracks in bones has been invented by a team of chemists and bioengineers at Penn State and Boston University. The method...
News - 8 Dec 2010
Here's the vision: an elderly woman comes into the emergency room after a fall. She has broken her hip. The orthopaedic surgeon doesn't come with metal plates or screws or shiny titanium ball...
News - 26 May 2009
Funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
could lead to the development of new and better treatments for broken bones
and other orthopaedic problems...
News - 28 Oct 2008
The teeth and bones of mammals, the protective shells of mollusks, and the
needle-sharp spines of sea urchins and other marine creatures are made-from-scratch
wonders of nature.
Used to crush...
News - 24 Mar 2014
KIT researchers have developed microstructured lightweight construction materials of highest stability. Although their density is below that of water, their stability relative to their weight...
News - 18 Aug 2009
Scientists have copied the natural glue secreted by a tiny sea creature called
the sandcastle worm in an effort to develop a long-sought medical adhesive needed
to repair bones shattered in...