Article - 27 Oct 2006
Biosurfactants that can be used in skin care products (cosmetics, medicines for external application) are the focus of attention. Through application of microbial biotechnology, AIST is engaged in the...
Article - 28 Jul 2005
Nanotechnology methods and devices will bring big changes to the agricultural, veterinary and healthcare sectors. Nanosensors, automated drug delivery systems, microfluidics, biocompatible...
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 - 18 Dec 2009
Protein therapy - the delivery of healthy proteins directly into human cells to replace malfunctioning proteins - is considered one of the most direct and safe approaches for treating diseases. But...
Article - 23 Nov 2006
Nanotechnology in the food industry can take a number of forms. These include the use of nanotechnology in packaging materials, farming practices, food processing and also in the foods themselves.
News - 12 Oct 2015
Researchers at the University of Basel have succeeded in building protein gates for artificial nano-vesicles that become transparent only under specific conditions.
The gate responds to certain...
News - 29 Apr 2019
New research demonstrates that it is possible to program nanostructures made of DNA molecules to operate as pH-responsive cargo carriers, opening the door toward functional drug-delivery...
News - 16 Aug 2019
According to a new study, small silica bottles filled with a unique temperature-sensitive material and medicine may be used for drug delivery to destroy malignant cells only in specific parts of the...
News - 20 Sep 2017
Capsules capable of generating the bio-molecule glucose-6-phosphate that plays a vital role in metabolic processes have been successfully developed by Researchers at the University of Basel. These...
News - 31 Dec 2008
Using tiny gold particles and infrared light, MIT researchers have developed a drug-delivery system that allows multiple drugs to be released in a controlled fashion.
Such a system could one...