News - 6 Dec 2007
Seeing proteins in their natural environment and interactions inside cells has been a long-standing goal. Using an advanced microscopy technique called cryo-electron tomography, researchers from the...
Article - 2 Jan 2007
Biomimetic nanotechnology, science copying nature at the nano level
News - 5 Oct 2007
By mimicking a brick-and-mortar molecular structure found in seashells, University of Michigan researchers created a composite plastic that's as strong as steel but lighter and...
News - 15 Feb 2013
In a sweeping review of the field of bio-inspired engineering and biomimicry in the Feb. 15 issue of the journal Science, two engineers at the University of California, San Diego, identify three...
News - 23 Feb 2016
NanoViricides, Inc. (the "Company") announced today that information on its novel, proprietary anti-virus platform technology has been published in the book "Handbook of Clinical...
News - 17 Jul 2007
Mosquitoes walk on water better than water striders, cling to smooth ceilings and walls as tightly as geckos, and clutch the skin of their victims with annoying tenacity in search of blood. Now a...
News - 21 Feb 2007
What if doctors in Kenya could equip cells of the retina with photoswitches that can be flipped on, essentially making blind nerve cells see and restoring light sensitivity in people with degenerative...
News - 27 Jul 2010
Antennas and people just don’t mix. For years, scientists and engineers have explored ways to get antennas that attach to the body and clothing for convenience of use, but have been stymied by...
News - 16 Jan 2009
Angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels, plays a critical role in several chronic human diseases, including metastatic cancer. In fact, several new anticancer therapies are designed to starve...
News - 13 Nov 2008
Cutting-edge "tweezers" are so sensitive that they can feel the tell-tale tug of tiny concentrations of pathogens in blood samples, yet don't ever need to be sterilized-or even held-as...