Article - 19 May 2005
Bionanotechnology is a result of the convergence of biotechnology and nanotechnology.
Article - 18 Jun 2007
While Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) have come into existence only in the last decade, they have application in almost all areas of science. Microcantilevers are the most basic form on MEMS.
Article - 25 Aug 2005
Quantum dots, also called semiconductor nanocrystals, possess unique properties which have application in a number of industries, including medicine. Properties, behaviour, use in the medical sector,...
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...
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 - 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 - 8 Apr 2005
Knowledge regarding the elasticity of red blood cells infected by malaria has been improved through the use of a nanotechnology tool called ‘optical tweezers’. Adding miniscule beads of silica to a...
This video is a simple and easy to understand demonstration of how engineered nanoparticles can be used to detect and diagnose various diseases in the body.
News - 31 Jul 2018
The diagnosis of diseases originating in internal organs mostly depends on biopsy samples taken from affected regions. But collecting such samples is extremely error-prone because of the inability of...
News - 10 Nov 2017
While the simplest definition of a “theranostic” nanoparticle is a nanoparticle that merely has a therapeutic moiety and imaging or diagnostic moiety on the same particle, the authors of a...