nanotechnology

Bacterial magnetic nanoparticles: tools for biomedical applications?

Bacterial magnetic nanoparticles: tools for biomedical applications?

Researchers have now developed and optimised a process for the isolation and purification of magnetic nanoparticles from bacterial cells.

Ultrabright dots see beyond skin deep

Ultrabright dots see beyond skin deep

Researchers are developing technology to improve high-resolution bioimaging of structures and tissues located deep within the body.

Hot nano-chisel to create artificial bones

Hot nano-chisel to create artificial bones

The work could lead to efficient, detailed artificial bone tissue, opening doors to disease modeling, in vitro cell research on targeted therapies and drug screening.

Biomaterials for virus-fighting surfaces

Biomaterials for virus-fighting surfaces

Scientists are working toward advances that, using nanotechnology, could lead to a hospital bed or doorknob that naturally destroys viruses.

Nano-thin piezoelectrics advance wearables

Nano-thin piezoelectrics advance wearables

A new type of ultra-efficient, nano-thin material could advance self-powered electronics, wearable technologies and even deliver pacemakers powered by heart beats.

The diagnotic potential of nanomedicine

The diagnotic potential of nanomedicine

Researchers have developed a new method to better understand how nanomedicines interact with patients' biomolecules.

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