nanotechnology

'Smart' breathalizer can reveal lung disease

'Smart' breathalizer can reveal lung disease

Using specialized nanoparticles, engineers have developed a way to monitor pneumonia or other lung diseases by analyzing the breath exhaled by the patient.

Nanotechnology: injectable liquid retina prosthesis

Nanotechnology: injectable liquid retina prosthesis

Researchers have developed an artificial liquid retinal prosthesis to counteract the effects of diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration.

Bioprinting nanoparticles for ovarian cancer immunotherapy

Bioprinting nanoparticles for ovarian cancer immunotherapy

Nanoengineers plan to develop an immunotherapy for ovarian cancer using 3D-bioprinted plant virus nanoparticles.

Nanotechnology provides rapid visual detection of COVID-19

Nanotechnology provides rapid visual detection of COVID-19

Scientists have developed an experimental diagnostic test for COVID-19 that can visually detect the presence of the virus in 10 minutes.

A genetic nano-toolkit for new biomaterials

A genetic nano-toolkit for new biomaterials

Researchers developed a modular system for the genetic reprogramming of bacteria, thereby turning the organisms into cell factories for multifunctional magnetic nanoparticles.

3D printed sensor invented for wearables

3D printed sensor invented for wearables

Researchers have utilized 3D printing and nanotechnology to create a durable, flexible sensor for wearable devices to monitor everything from vital signs to athletic performance.