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April 24th, 2005
A Bold New World
Dr. Chris Backhouse has built a gadget he calls a "tricorder" (like a lot of engineers, he's a Star Trek fan). The tricorder uses a spinoff of nanotechnology called "microfluidics" to conduct tests for specific genetic diseases.
The incredibly tiny scale on which the tricorder operates allows a lab to use the very smallest amounts possible of the re-agents needed for gene tests - some of which cost up to $1 million per gram. Gene sequencing made it possible - nanotech is making it affordable.
Lifeboat Foundation has been invited to speak at the Dupont Summit November 14th, 2013
World Renowned Tech Developers Visit Seoul for 'Tech+ Forum 2013' Eric Drexler the 'Nano' Founder and Other Global Innovators to Provide Lectures, Demonstrations November 7th, 2013
German-Finnish research team succeeds in organizing programmed nanoparticles into highly complex nanostructures: New principle for the self-assembly of patterned nanoparticles published in NATURE may have important implications for nanotechnology and future technologies November 7th, 2013
NTU sets up Southeast Asia’s first nanomedicine research institute - New $60 million institute to focus on diabetes, cardiovascular, ophthalmology and skin therapeutics November 6th, 2013
Curing Cancer with Magnetic Nanoparticles December 4th, 2013
High on Nano: Cannabinoid Nanoparticles to Treat the Primary Cause of Heart Attack and Stroke December 4th, 2013
NanCogenics Co-Founder Invited to Present Talk at the Nanotek 2013 International Conference and Expo in Las Vegas, NV December 3rd, 2013
Nanorobot for transporting drugs in the body: The first step has been taken towards developing a nanorobot that – in the long run – will enable the targeted transport of medications in the body December 2nd, 2013