Scientists roll up and inject brain implants using a syringe (just like a drug)!
nano applications / nano medicine / nanofabrication

Scientists roll up and inject brain implants using a syringe (just like a drug)!

The day has come! Scientists now can just inject the electronics in to living things (and the subject lives) just like any other drug. Amazingly, they picked the most complex place to begin with; brain. The work was truly groundbreaking in its field and described in Nature Nanotechnology journal two months back. The research was … Continue reading

Graphene “Kirigami” makes stretchable,implantable cell monitors
graphene / nano medicine / nanofabrication

Graphene “Kirigami” makes stretchable,implantable cell monitors

Some of you must have heard the word “Kirigami”.  It’s a fascinating art involving paper and creative folds and cuts, which is commonly associated with Japanese culture. In Japanese, the word “Kirigami” means cutting of paper ( “kiru” = to cut, “kami” = paper). Some of the Kirigami structures are truly amazing, from beautiful paper … Continue reading

Smart DNA nanobots mount a deadly attack on cancer cells, First human trial this year
nano applications / nano bio / nano medicine / nanofabrication

Smart DNA nanobots mount a deadly attack on cancer cells, First human trial this year

Cancer is one of the biggest killers in the world. Every year it takes more than 8 million lives which amounts to approximately 50% of the amount diagnosed with the disease. The most unfortunate is the suffering that the patient and the family has to go through. This is primarily due to the side effects … Continue reading

Top six “game changing” nanotech developments for diabetes treatment
nano consumer / nano medicine / Nano products

Top six “game changing” nanotech developments for diabetes treatment

Diabetes mellitus or in commonly referred form, diabetes, is a ruthless killer. Around 387 million people around the world suffer from it and it’s estimated that Diabetes mellitus is directly responsible for around 4 million deaths per year. This accounts to 9% of the global total deaths, giving diabetes a place in top 10 list … Continue reading

Patching up weak hearts with gold nanowires
nano medicine / nanoparticles

Patching up weak hearts with gold nanowires

Heart of an average person beats about 2 billion times in their lifetimes. Unfortunately, hearts of some 32 million people worldwide start skipping their beats each year. More than 50 % of these people; 17.5 million, don’t live to fight another day. Statistics are shocking! Heart disease, more specifically, coronary heart disease is the number … Continue reading