Early diagnosis of a heart attack may now be possible using only a few drops of saliva and a new nano-bio-chip, a multi-institutional team led by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin reported.
The grant, which was awarded by the National Institutes of Health, will be used to explore the dangers these man-made microscopic materials pose to human health, especially to the workers who manufacture them.
At the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, April 12-16, researchers report that therapies delivered by 'trojan horse' peptides and through the use of nanotechnology may enhance the effectiveness of cancer treatment.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology, in collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), has published detailed guidelines for making essential measurements on samples of single-walled carbon nanotubes.
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have demonstrated a new device that creates nanodroplet 'test tubes' for studying individual proteins under conditions that mimic the crowded confines of a living cell.
College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering Assistant Professor of Nanobioscience Nathaniel Cady is among 20 faculty members from State University of New York campuses around the state to be honored for exceptional research.
The project's mission is to create a European Observatory on Nanotechnologies to present reliable, complete and responsible science-based and economic expert analysis, across different technology sectors, establish dialogue with decision makers and others regarding the benefits and opportunities, balanced against barriers and risks, and allow them to take action to ensure that scientific and technological developments are realized as socio-economic benefits.
Jim Willis, Director of the Environmental Protection Agency?s (EPA) Chemical Control Division, was a featured guest this week on the Bourne Report, a talk radio program that discusses the latest developments in nanotechnology.
Investigadores del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, de la Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona y del Instituto Catalan de Nanotecnologia han construido el primer nanomotor que se mueve por diferencias de temperatura.