nanotechnology

Microfluidic device rapidly delivers mRNA nanoparticles

Microfluidic device rapidly delivers mRNA nanoparticles

With a ‘liquid assembly line,’ researchers produce mRNA-delivering-nanoparticles a hundred times faster than standard microfluidic technologies.

Nano-scale borate bioactive glass for skin-healing

Nano-scale borate bioactive glass for skin-healing

Researchers have constructed a nano-scale borate bioactive glass that can effectively reduces the biological toxicity of borate bioglass and improves the biocompatibility of the glass.

Microchip sensor measures stress hormones

Microchip sensor measures stress hormones

Researchers have developed a microchip that can measure stress hormones in real time from a drop of blood.

Speedy nanorobots could someday deliver drugs

Speedy nanorobots could someday deliver drugs

Minuscule, self-propelled particles called “nanoswimmers” can escape from mazes as much as 20 times faster than other, passive particles, paving the way for their use in medication delivery.

Bioprinter speeds up drug development

Bioprinter speeds up drug development

A 3D printer that rapidly produces large batches of custom biological tissues could help make drug development faster and less costly.

Nanofiber filter for coronavirus aerosol capture

Nanofiber filter for coronavirus aerosol capture

A filter made from polymer nanothreads blew three kinds of commercial masks out of the water by capturing 99.9% of coronavirus aerosols in an experiment.

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