Nano and Microtechnology
May 20, 2013
 A phone call with EPGL Medical Science is not unlike a game of Texas hold 'em, you don't know exactly what the guys across the table are holding, but you...
Nov 09, 2012
Andrew Thompson, cofounder and CEO of Proteus Digital Health, has an issue with our current healthcare system: It doesn’t exist. At least, it doesn't...
Jun 28, 2011
Some of the most optimistic predictions about how developments in nanotechnology will affect our lives sound a bit far-fetched. For example, famed futurist Ray...
Jan 04, 2011
Microspheres come in many different grades and sizes, and are usually solid particles that are composed of polymers, glass, and ceramics. All images...
Aug 06, 2010
Dissolving microneedles upon application (top) and after. Microneedles that dissolve after the work is done could improve both the safety and...
May 06, 2010
The diagnostics community is certain to follow appeals to a landmark case involving Myriad Genetic’s patents on genes. The case, which was recently...
Mar 01, 2010
The hook-looking objects that appear on the nanoparticles’ surface are protein fragments that adhere to damaged vasculature. Nanoparticles under...
Nov 01, 2007
  NANOTECHNOLOGY       Patenting nanotechnology can be tricky because of its multidisciplinary nature. Shown here is a rendering...
Nov 01, 2006
  FROM THE EDITORS     FDA's Nanotechnology Public Workshop, conducted in October, produced much debate about the risks and benefits of...
Aug 01, 2006
  R&D DIGEST   An experiment conducted by Ravi Saraf shows that the nanothin sensor can detect very fine features (bottom) better than...