Researchers have developed an improved method for performing sentinel lymph node biopsy, a crucial first step in determining whether a cancer has spread to other parts of the body. The new method...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=423 | 16 Jan 2004
Producing polymer fibres at the nanoscale would increase the functionality of fibres and open up new areas of application, especially in medicine. Research into processing methods such as...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1280 | 27 Jun 2005
A carbon-nanotube-coated lens that converts light to sound can focus high-pressure sound waves to finer points than ever before. The University of Michigan engineering researchers who developed the...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=26224 | 20 Dec 2012
Researchers at the McCormick School of Engineering are part of a team that has used stretchable electronics to create a multipurpose medical catheter that can both monitor heart functions and perform...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=25977 | 17 Nov 2012
By Cameron Chai
The University of York research team at the Department of Chemistry has created artificial molecules that can attach the chemical drug heparin that could replace protamine.
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=22333 | 29 Apr 2011
Two Washington University in St. Louis scientists are imitating nature as they attempt to solve one of the most difficult problems in orthopedic surgery: reattaching tendon to bone.
Their goal is to...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=21798 | 1 Mar 2011
A cross-disciplinary Small Medicine and Advanced Research Translation (SMART) team led by Prof. Dar-Bin Shieh of Institute of Oral Medicine in Medical College at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU),...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=20451 | 10 Nov 2010
The first advanced sensor assisted knee surgery in the world has been performed at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Through collaboration with OrthoSensor, Inc. in Fort Lauderdale, the new...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=19197 | 25 Aug 2010
The surest cure for cancer is to remove every last bit of a tumor through
surgery. Unfortunately, for most cancers that is also the most difficult approach
because of two problems: it is...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=16531 | 19 Mar 2010
Nader Jalili, an associate professor of mechanical and industrial engineering
at Northeastern University,
is working to create a controlled nanorobot that will be capable of performing...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=15222 | 18 Dec 2009