News - 28 Aug 2009
When bees sting, they pump into their victims a peptide toxin called melittin that destroys cell membranes. Now, by encapsulating this extremely potent molecule within a nanoparticle, researchers at...
News - 4 May 2009
In 2007, an estimated 20,500 new cases of primary malignant brain and central nervous system tumors were diagnosed and approximately 12,740 deaths were attributed to these tumors. High grade glioma or...
News - 28 Mar 2008
Small pieces of nucleic acid, known as siRNAs (short interfering RNAs), can turn off the production of specific proteins, a property that makes them one of the more promising new classes of anticancer...
Article - 27 Aug 2018
This article examines how soft and flexible poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) nanotubes are used to provide a sustained and localized delivery of therapeutic drugs.
Article - 30 Jul 2018
This article covers an overview of the background and properties of the different types of nanoparticles.
Article - 4 Jun 2015
In recent years nanotechnology has become a very promising field in biology and medicine. A lot of people believe that the adoption of nanotechnology in medical diagnostics will radically change the...
Article - 27 Mar 2013
For centuries colloidal gold nanoparticles have been used for the vibrant colours they can produce. The modern range of applciations has expanded to include drug delivery, catalysts, and nanosensors,...
Article - 23 Aug 2006
The application of micro- and nanobiotechnology in medical diagnostics can be grouped into two areas, invitro (biosensors and integrated devices) and in-vivo (implantable devices, medical imaging)...
Article - 9 Jan 2004
Biophan Technologies has announced its new NanoView technology intended to utilize nanomagnetic particles to create improved detail and contrast in MRI images. Posted December 17 2003
News - 20 Mar 2020
Researchers have used a single-atom-thick graphene sheet to detect the electronic signals intrinsic to biological structures, thereby developing a platform for selective identification of lethal...