News - 14 Feb 2008
A three part series on the BBC, Visions of the Future, has seen leading theoretical physicist and futurist Dr Michio Kaku examine the cutting edge science of today, tomorrow, and beyond.
Article - 29 Oct 2004
Using nanoparticles, lab-on-a-chip technology, microfluidics and molecular carriers could produce advanced drug delivery techniques, while new materials might improve implants and prosthetics, and...
Article - 14 Nov 2003
Researchers have created a strong and flexible, nacre-like material suited to aircraft and biomedical applications. Posted May 27 2003
News - 2 Aug 2017
Advanced biomedical and industrial materials along with printing processes that are more environmentally friendly could be developed by a new type of nano-photoinitiator.
A new type of...
News - 16 May 2011
An interdisciplinary team from Canada’s National Institute for Nanotechnology and the University of Alberta has developed a new chemical bonding procedure that can combine new operations to...
News - 22 Sep 2010
The Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK), University of Freiburg, is the principal technology partner and project coordinator of the EU Seventh Framework Programme for Research and...
News - 26 May 2010
A collaboration of French and Canadian researchers have found that sucking a portion of a spherical globule of cells into a tiny pipette provides information about the adhesion between cells and the...
News - 18 Jun 2009
A more effective way to build plastic scaffolds on which new tissues and even whole organs might be grown in the laboratory is being developed by an international collaboration between teams in...
News - 15 May 2009
For modern implants and the growth of artificial tissue and organs, it is important to generate materials with characteristics that closely emulate nature. However, the tissue in our bodies has a...
News - 22 Feb 2007
To find prey and avoid being preyed upon, fish rely on a row of specialized sensory organs along the sides of their bodies, called the lateral line. Now, a research team led by Chang Liu at the...