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Nanostructures made of pure gold

Nanostructures made of pure gold

The idea is reminiscent of the ancient alchemists' attempts to create gold from worthless substances. Researchers from TU Wien (Vienna) have discovered a novel...
nanomedicine approach to improve HIV drug therapy

Scientists develop a nanomedicine approach to improve HIV drug therapy

In a new study led by the University of Liverpool, researchers use nanotechnology to improve the delivery of drugs to HIV patients. The finding...
lung cancer

Nanotech can help distinguish lung cancer cells from healthy cells

Recently, researchers from University of Colorado Boulder developed a new technique to distinguish lung cancer cells from healthy cells via nanoparticles. The finding is...
nanoscale robots

Mind-controlled nanoscale robots can deliver drugs in the brain

Controlled drug delivery systems aim to improve the spatial (where) and temporal resolution (when) of therapeutic molecules. However, the temporal resolution is very challenging...
Cancer

Nanotechnology: a promising and challenging path to cure cancer

According to the National Cancer Institute, in 2015 about 1.7 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed in the United States and around 600,000 people...
Sophisticated biotech

Biotech: a new way to the sustainable energy supply

Nowadays, biofuels have become more and more important in the world energy field. In 2012 biofuels accounted for about 1.6% of global transportation fuel, and...
Food flavours

Biotech, a source of “natural” food flavours

Our sense of smell guides our food choice. The nose signals the freshness, quality, and authenticity of a food. While flavours from plant sources are...