Article - 1 Aug 2005
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles are increasingly being used in the medical and pharmaceutical sectors, especially in key market areas such as drug delivery and medical imaging. The ways in which...
News - 13 May 2010
Tissue engineering has long held promise for building new organs to replace damaged livers, blood vessels and other body parts.
However, one major obstacle is getting cells grown in a lab dish...
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...
Article - 25 Jun 2007
Nanoscale analysis and nanoindenation applied in bones and other mineralized biological materials enable a new window into the fine details of mechanical behaviour at extremely small scales.
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 Nov 2007
Nanotechnology is a fascinating science for many scientists as it offers them many challenges. One such challenge is Nanorobots, which once thought to be a fantasy has come into reality now. The...
News - 27 Aug 2015
Miniscule artificial scaffolding units made from nano-fibre polymers and built to house plant cells have enabled scientists to see for the first time how individual plant cells behave and interact...
Article - 11 Jul 2006
The biomedical industry is Australia's strongest biotechnology sub-sector. Australian capabilities in the biomedical sub-sector are particularly focused on products such as therapeutics, diagnostics,...
Article - 25 Jul 2005
Biochips (or microarrays) are already being used in various ways in the agricultural, veterinary, healthcare and medical sectors. The many different industry applications - in both agriculture and...
News - 3 Nov 2014
Johns Hopkins engineers have invented a lab device to give cancer researchers an unprecedented microscopic look at metastasis, the complex way that tumor cells spread through the body, causing more...