Advances In Synthetic Polymer Technology

Researchers at Stanford University have designed the first synthetic skin, which has both the  ability to heal itself after damage and sensitivity to subtle pressure and flexion. The addition of… Read More

Integrating Nanoparticles Into Chemotherapy

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital designed novel, multi-functional, self assembled, near-infrared responsive gold nanorods, which can selectively target cancer cells by releasing a chemotherapy drug and triggering induction of… Read More

Nanotechnology is climbing in favor, but will environmental concerns weigh it down?

by Maureen Aylward The field of nanotechnology has made tremendous progress in medicine, electronics, and materials. As nanotechnology products begin to enter commercial markets, we wanted to know what experts… Read More