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Ceramide can target and kill cancer cells

...c results. Scientists, to overcome this, have used nanotechnology to create capsules of ceramides called liposomes. Such a way makes it easy for the capsules to move in the blood stream and release the ceramides in the tumor cells. This happens as ceramides are, by nature still unknown to scientists, attracted to t...

Nanotechnology Revolution To Be Spearheaded By European Union

...llion dollars (4.84 billion euros) are invested in nanotechnology around the world every year. Nanosciences is the birth of a new medical technology which augments various fields of physics, chemistry, mechanics, biology and electronics offering better treatment options at an affordable cost. Nanotechnology works...

Scientists Consider About New Technology Called Nanotechnology

...sts began to discuss about a new technology called nanotechnology and it has taken so long for the world to accept and realize the potential and scope of the technology which was once considered impossible or rather an eccentric concept. Nanotechnology refers to the construction of extremely small machines from nan...

People seek reassurance in facemasks following threats of bird flu epidemic

...cts, is the first facemask in the world to utilize nanotechnology enhanced filter media to effectively isolate and destroy viral and bacterial contaminants. Nanoparticles enhance the intrinsic filtration efficiency of the media by acting as a destructive absorbent to kill virus and bacteria that come in contact wit...

After micro and macro nutrients ‘Nanonutrients' Promise health benefit

...he emerging concept. Remarkable achievements in nanotechnology show great potential for positively influencing hu... the stability of micronutrients in food products, nanotechnology could be a successful method to design smart food systems. Nanoparticles are excellent for rapidl...

Potential Benefits Of New Nanotechnology

A new nanotechnology has been developed at Leeds that will benefit at large in huge reductions in heating bills, safer surgery and for the next generation// of miniaturized computers. By suspending nanoparticles in water or other liquids, Professor Richard Williams and ...

Nanotechnology Promises Huge Medical Benefits

...hange color when stretched is yet another focus of nanotechnology research. The systematic study, manipulation and m...agnosis could be even made as simple as carrying a nanotechnology medical device in one’s pocket. This is perhaps the most beautiful time in human history; it is re...

Nanotechnology at its best: Nanomotors And Mechanical Nanoswitches

Physics has been coupled and nanotechnology is spreading its wings to medicine and pharmaceuticals.// Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics for 2006 will be awarded to Dr. Viola Vogel for her creative and pioneering work on bionanotechnology exploring single molecule mechanics and nanomo...

Nanotechnology Could Revolutionize Cardiac Treatment

...locked LDL uptake. ‘We're employing the tools of nanotechnology – specifically tailoring the structure of the molecule, changing groups on the ends of the chains and closely analyzing which forms of the particles bind to the different macrophage receptors,’ Uhrich said. ‘The significant finding of our study is th...

Use of Nanoparticles in Sunscreen under Scrutiny

...g much interest in scrutinizing the risks posed by nanotechnology in sunscreens and the dozens of cosmetic products.... it has invited people to discuss the new kinds of nanotechnology materials being developed for use in the products it regulates, including drugs, foods, cosmetics an...

Anti-Sense Drugs and Nanotechnology Offer New Hope In Cancer Fight

...echnology. In upcoming years, we are likely to see nanotechnology play a greater role in detecting and treating cancers,’ said Ed Yong of the Cancer Research, UK. Source: Eurekaler...

Nanotechnology – to detect and treat ovarian cance

...ology. Rush researchers are using state-of-the-art nanotechnology to improve women’s health. They are working in col...liver therapeutic agents inside tumor cells." "A nanotechnology based approach is needed because diagnosis of early stage cancer requires the detection and characte...

President Launches Madras University's 150th Year Celebrations

...idambaram announced a grant for a super-speciality nanotechnology R&D centre under the university. Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Sing promised central government's support for a Rajiv Gandhi Chair for Contemporary Studies. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi said a Centre for Dravidian Movement ...

Quantum Dot Technology in Cancer Detection and Treatment

... on Quantum Dots has been recently released on the nanotechnology website AzoNano. The review by Sandeep Kumar Vashist, Rupinder Tewari, Ram Prakash Bajpai, Lalit Mohan Bharadwaj and Roberto Raiteri, researchers from a range of Italian and Indian universities and research organisations, has been released as part o...

NSET recognizes needs related to engineered nanoscale materials

..., materials, and medicine. Many of the benefits of nanotechnology arise from the fact that nanomaterials exhibit pro...l part of the interagency process by which Federal nanotechnology EHS research is coordinated." Dr. Teague noted that the document is a result of a comprehensive, t...

Hybrid Nanoparticles for Multimodal Medical Imaging

...o medical imaging also distinguishes it from other nanotechnology research centers throughout the U.S., while enriching its current collaborations with The Johns Hopkins University, Roswell Park Cancer Institute and others. The nanoprobes are being developed for use with: -- Optical imaging techniques, especial...

Fear of Possible Harm Hinder Nanotech Development

A lack of clear information about the risks of nanotechnology in society, has led to a danger of society squande...' identifies Five Grand Challenges for research on nanotechnology risk that must be met if the technology is to reach its full promise. The paper's lead author is Pr...

UC Davis Creates New Nanoparticles

...r in the project, said in an e-mail interview that nanotechnology is the next step in material science. Dosev noted that there are numerous ways in which nanotechnology is providing materials with new properties to possibly improve upon current devices, including the d...

Emerging Research Heralds New Era of Breast Cancer Management

...h between benign and malignant lesions. The use of nanotechnology may provide safer imaging that capitalizes on our growing knowledge of specific genes associated with cancer. In the area of systemic therapy, the timing of drug treatments is being altered to maximize cell death, "short-circuit" tumor growth, and...

India, China Trying to Fight Disease With Nanotechnology

...ia, Brazil, China and South Africa, scientists say nanotechnology - science on the scale of atoms and molecules// - ... Singer's group showed that a surprising amount of nanotechnology research and development activity is going on in several developing countries, and that these nation...

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