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Nanotechnology Now has a new columnist, Earl Boysen, co-author of "Nanotechnology For Dummies," who will write a monthly column devoted to the field of "Understanding Nanotechnology." He brings to the table a clear and easy to understand commentary on the latest developments in the field of nanotechnology.
This month's column is titled "Nano Aids Delivery of Drugs in Patients."
For diabetics who have to inject insulin several times a day, or cancer patients experiencing debilitating side effects from treatment, the benefits of improved drug delivery through the application of nanotechnology may be life changing. Drug delivery using nano techniques is helping researchers to target delivery of drugs to diseased cells to avoid side effects, provide drugs such as insulin in pill form, deliver drugs through skin lotions, and even help you avoid catching the common cold.
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Nanotechnology Now (NN) Covering future sciences such as Nanotechnology, Molecular Nanotechnology (MNT), MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS), NanoElectroMechanical Systems (NEMS), Nanomedicine, Nanobiotechnology, Nanoelectronics, Nanofabrication, Computational Nanotechnology, Quantum Computers, and Artificial Intelligence - to name just a few.
NN was created to serve the information needs of business, government, academic, and public communities. And with the intention of becoming the most informative and current free collection of "nano" reference material. We will cover: related future sciences, issues, news, events, and general information, and make this a place to come for information, stimulating debate, and research info.
About Earl Boysen
Earl Boysen makes real world applications of nanotechnology accessible to everybody on his Understanding Nanotechnology Web site at http://www.understandingnano.com . He is the co-author of Nanotechnology For Dummies (with Richard Booker), Electronics Projects For Dummies (with Nancy Muir), and Electronics For Dummies (with Gordon McComb), all from Wiley Publishing. Earl also runs the BuildingGadgets Web site at www.buildinggadgets.com which offers advice and information for electronic project fans. He has over twenty years of engineering experience in the integrated circuit manufacturing industry, and holds a masters degree in Engineering Physics.
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