Article - 24 Aug 2005
Dendrimers are three-dimensional, synthetic macromolecules with branching parts, formed using a fabrication process at the nanscale level. A definition and brief history of dendrimers, their use in...
Article - 25 Aug 2005
As dendrimers offer manufacturers the prospect of making vast profits in a number of different industry areas, the race to register patents for dendrimers has been fierce. The story of how Dendritic...
Article - 30 Mar 2004
Researchers at the University of Michigan's Center for Biologic Nanotechnology hope to prevent that problem by developing "smart" drug delivery devices that will knock out cancer cells with lethal...
Article - 10 Dec 2004
There are several different methods of classification for nanomaterials according to dimension, phase composition and the manufacturing process. This article focuses on the categorisation of...
Article - 5 Jul 2004
The University Jaume, together with other researchers have patented a new compound whose physico-chemical characteristics open up a wide range of technological applications including molecular...
Article - 14 May 2007
The potential for nanoparticles in cancer drug delivery is infinite with novel new applications constantly being explored. This paper explores the types and structures of nanoparticles used in cancer...
Article - 1 Mar 2007
For the purpose of this article, most current nanomaterials could be organized into four types: Carbon Based Materials, Metal Based Materials, Dendrimers and Composites
Article - 2 Aug 2005
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles are being used in chemical synthesis, especially in the areas of catalysis, separations and remediation. The different types of nanomaterials and nanoparticles being...
Article - 26 Jul 2005
Nanotechnology is set to play an important role in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors for humans and animals. How nanoparticles, microfluidic devices, biochips, nanoshells, nanocapsules,...
Article - 12 Apr 2005
Advances in medical nanotechnology are likely to be used in biomedical applications for space projects. This article looks at medical diagnostics, biochips, lab on a chip systems, medical sensors,...