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Researchers develop breakthrough antimicrobial nanotube coatings

A team of researchers in Auburn University's Samuel Ginn College of Engineering has produced new antimicrobial coatings with potential to prevent diseases from spreading on contaminated surfaces - possibly solving a growing problem not only in hospitals but also in schools, offices, airplanes and elsewhere.

Posted: Jul 8th, 2008

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Nanosurgery with laser technology

The FAST-DOT project, backed by the EU with EUR 10.1 million in financing, is underway to develop a new line of lasers for biomedical applications.

Posted: Jul 8th, 2008

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Nanotechnology research to enhance future digital imaging

Led by Sri Sridhar, Distinguished Professor and Chair of Physics at Northeastern University, a team of researchers from the university?s Electronic Materials Research Institute has published research that has resulted in a new breakthrough in the field of nanophotonics, the study of light at the nanoscale level.

Posted: Jul 7th, 2008

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'Smart bomb' nanoparticle strategy impacts metastasis

A new treatment strategy using molecular 'smart bombs' to target metastasis with anti-cancer drugs leads to good results using significantly lower doses of toxic chemotherapy, with less collateral damage to surrounding tissue, according to a collaborative team of researchers at the University of California, San Diego.

Posted: Jul 7th, 2008

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