3D printing technique puts electronics right into plastic

3D printing high-performance electronic circuits right into plastic could pave the way better drones, medical implants, and more.

Todd Bates-Rutgers | Nov. 12, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology 3d-printing circuits electronics materials-science nanotechnology plastics

Biosensor for stem cells could lead to Alzheimer’s therapies

A new biosensor technology may help pave the way for using stem cells to treat neurological diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

Todd Bates-Rutgers | Nov. 12, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine alzheimers-disease graphene nanotechnology parkinsons-disease sensors stem-cells

Nanomagnets power micromachine bird

Watch an origami crane-like micromachine bird moves its wings and neck. Programmable nanomagnets make it work.

ETH Zurich | Nov. 8, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology magnets nanotechnology robots

‘Nanopieces’ may deliver drugs to treat incurable bone cancer

Nanotechnology may lead to a way to treat an aggressive bone cancer that has proven disappointingly unresponsive to existing cancer therapies.

Brown University | Nov. 7, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine bones cancer drug-delivery nanotechnology

Red and green light refine control of optogenetics

A new feat in optogenetics used red and green light to raise and lower the speed of beating heart cells.

National University of Singapore | Nov. 6, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cancer cells colors genes nanotechnology optogenetics

Tiny motors show it takes a ’tilt’ to swim upstream

Swimming upstream isn't easy, but a specific head tilt motion can make it easier, new research with nano-sized motors shows.

James Devitt-NYU | Oct. 29, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology biomimicry movement nanotechnology swimming

DNA delivery into T cells may improve immunotherapy

A new method that delivers DNA directly into immune cells could help solve some of the problems with immunotherapy cancer treatments.

National University of Singapore | Oct. 16, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cancer dna drug-delivery immunotherapy nanotechnology t-cells

Infrared imaging shines a light on deep tumors

New infrared imaging technology can reveal tumors deep inside tissue with greater clarity than current methods, which could help guide treatment.

Ker Than-Stanford | Oct. 11, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine cancer imaging-technology immunotherapy infrared-light nanotechnology

New method could make bulletproof armor material even tougher

New research could solve a hurdle in the creation of bulletproof vests and make the process more environmentally friendly.

Kevin Stacey-Brown | Oct. 10, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine catalysts materials-science nanotechnology polymers

Putting a meniscus on micropillars could cool electronics

Researchers are perfecting a way to dissipate the heat through a unique process involving tiny liquid drops on top of an array of micropillars.

Beth Miller-WUSTL | Oct. 8, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology electronics nanotechnology temperature water

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