A unique nanoparticle system developed by University at Buffalo scientists takes advantage of the versatility of bioconjugated quantum rods to ferry novel diagnostic and therapeutic agents across the blood-brain barrier, according to recent in vitro findings.
Scientists in Singapore are reporting development of a complete, palm-sized sensor that can detect disease-causing microbes, toxins, and other biological threats instantly without the need for an external power source or a computer.
Educating the public about nanotechnology and other complex but emerging technologies causes people to become more worried and cautious about the new technologies' prospective benefits, according to a recent study.
This project aims to reinforce and support the whole European Research Community in 'ICT nanoscale devices' covering the following research areas expected to demonstrate unconventional solutions beyond the expected limits of CMOS technology.
Governor David A. Paterson today announced significant new investments by IBM and New York State, accelerating New York State's international leadership in nanotechnology research and development and creating up to 1,000 new high-tech jobs Upstate. The State will provide a total of $140 million in economic development grants, leveraging more than a ten-to-one private investment of $1.5 billion from IBM.
For materials scientists like Petra Reinke, an associate professor in the University of Virginia's Department of Materials Science and Engineering, the goal is to be able to engineer materials and construct structures that perform in predictable ways at the nanoscale.