Cambridge Makes World’s Smallest Engine, And It’s Tiny Enough to Enter Cells

It’s a tiny, light-powered piston engine that could be used to power nanomachines that attack viruses in our blood.

May 5, 2016

Antiobesity Drugs In Nanoparticles Target Fat Cells Like Missiles

Scientists are using nanoparticles to deliver antiobesity drugs with zero side effects.

May 5, 2016

Scientists Use Nanoparticles to Create a ‘Universal Treatment’ for Allergies

Scientists say that they have found a way to prevent allergic reactions.

April 24, 2016

Meet the Pill That Lights up Cancerous Tumors

We can actually watch and see if chemotherapy is working against cancer cells.

April 4, 2016

These Nanobots Can Repair Circuits All by Themselves

They’re tiny but mighty, and they don’t need us to tell them what to do.

March 30, 2016

New Biosensor Rapidly Detects Multiple Viruses, and is 80% Cheaper Than Current Methods

It uses nanoparticles to detect viral elements, and does so much more rapidly and inexpensively than traditional methods.

March 16, 2016

Now You Can Have Your Own Artificial Sun in Your Home

What if you could have a sunny sky wherever and whenever you wanted?

March 1, 2016

Researcher Create Lightweight “Super Metal” That May Revolutionize Our Space Industry

UCLA engineers have created a super strong metal using nanoparticles of silicon carbide infused into molten magnesium zinc.

December 29, 2015

Magnetic Nanoparticles Could Stop Blood Clot-Caused Strokes

A biochemical camouflage can help nanoparticles deliver the necessary drugs to stop a blood clot more effectively.

December 29, 2015

Hasta La Vista, Cancer: These Liquid Metal ‘Nano-Terminators’ Seek Out and Attack Tumors

Researchers have developed a method of introducing anticancer drugs into patients using a liquid metal solution that not only improves the drug's efficacy, it also helps doctors locate tumors and has shown no adverse effects during trials.

December 3, 2015
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