News - 25 Mar 2015
Employing an ingenious microfluidic design that combines chemical and mechanical properties, a team of Harvard scientists has demonstrated a new way of detecting and extracting biomolecules from fluid...
News - 8 Oct 2013
With high-tech optical tools and sophisticated mathematics, Rice University researchers have found a way to pinpoint the location of specific sequences along single strands of DNA, a technique that...
Article - 9 Jul 2018
Upconverting nanoparticles (UCNPs): Replacement for conventional bioimaging probes
News - 6 Feb 2007
Though there is little doubt that nanoscale devices are going to play a critical role in improving cancer detection and treatment over the next five to ten years, nanoparticles are already having a...
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 - 25 Feb 2010
The search for new therapeutic agents is time-consuming and expensive. Pharmaceutical companies may have to screen thousands of compounds for the ability to bind a target molecule before they hit upon...
News - 3 Dec 2009
The Zetasizer Nano particle characterization system from Malvern Panalytical (Malvern Panalytical, UK) is proving to be an ideal research tool for advanced healthcare applications such as gene therapy...
News - 6 Feb 2008
A new modeling technique explains for the first time why a single nanotube performs better than sensors containing several nanotubes or flat planar sensors and refutes a popular explanation for why...
News - 3 Jan 2008
Researchers have developed a new modeling technique to study and design miniature "biosensors," a tool that could help industry perfect lab-on-a-chip technology for uses ranging from medical...
Article - 23 Aug 2006
Artificial nanostructures, such as nanoparticles and nanodevices, being of the same size as biological entities, can readily interact with biomolecules on both the cell surface and within the cell....