NEW-GEN is a futuristic utopia where human beings, alien creatures, and mechanical life forms co-exist in harmony. Built with nanotechnology by a scientist and explorer from Earth, NEW-GEN weaves nature and technology together into a sustainable paradise. But a nanotech war has erupted - begun by an exiled genius and now both NEW-GEN and Earth are threatened with annihilation.
Nanotecnology is already transforming out world. Microscopic machines manipulate matter, rearranging atoms to solve mankind's problems:
Nanomedicine - Nanobots serve as a mechanical immune system, repairing, healing, and curing any illness, injury, or disease.
Environmental repair - Nanobots scrubcarbon dioxide from the atmosphere, break down water pollutants, and provide oxygen via artificial photosynthesis.
Future bio-enhancement - Jump higher, run longer, adapt to new climate.
November 6, 2023
For the first time, scientists and engineers have observed in real time how two types of nanoparticles made from different materials combine into new composite materials.
Research team begins designing a perishable food 'smart packaging' system for transport
August 21, 2023
Case Western Reserve University researchers are leading the development of a "smart packaging" system to monitor temperature fluctuations, moisture changes and pathogens in perishable food products during transportation.
Nanoparticles made from plant viruses could be farmers' new ally in pest control
Sptember 21, 2023
Engineers have devised a new solution to control a major agricultural menace, root-damaging nematodes. Using plant viruses, the researchers created nanoparticles that can deliver pesticide molecules to previously inaccessible depths in the soil. This 'precision farming' approach could potentially minimize environmental toxicity and cut costs for farmers.
Machine learning enhances X-ray imaging of nanotextures
July 7, 2023
Using a combination of high-powered X-rays, phase-retrieval algorithms and machine learning, Cornell researchers revealed the intricate nanotextures in thin-film materials, offering scientists a new, streamlined approach to analyzing potential candidates for quantum computing and microelectronics, among other applications.
Penn State Researchers Develop Protein-Based Nano-Computing Agent for Advanced Cell-Based Therapies
June 9, 2023
Nanomaterials have emerged as a game-changing component in various fields, including the realm of nanotechnology, and now, researchers at Penn State have integrated them into a groundbreaking protein-based nano-computing agent.
Fighting cancer with light, and a drug that self-assembles into nanoparticles
May 12, 2023
Chemotherapy that does not harm the body, but effectively fights cancer cells: that is the goal of chemist Sylvestre Bonnet and his team. Targeted irradiation with visible light then attacks the tumor. The research has now been published in Nature Chemistry.
This groundbreaking biomaterial heals tissues from the inside out
January 30, 2023
A new biomaterial that can be injected intravenously, reduces inflammation in tissue and promotes cell and tissue repair. The biomaterial was tested and proven effective in treating tissue damage caused by heart attacks in both rodent and large animal models. Researchers also provided proof of concept in a rodent model that the biomaterial could be beneficial to patients with traumatic brain injury and pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Advanced Cancer Chemoimmunotherapy with Novel Nanoparticles
November 25, 2022
According to a recent study published on November 24th, 2022 in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, scientists at the University of Pittsburgh have created cancer-fighting nanoparticles that deliver both a novel immunotherapy and a chemotherapy drug.
Technology produces more than 100 medical microrobots per minute that can be disintegrated in the body
September 27, 2022
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology collaborated with Professor Sung-Won Kim's team at Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, Catholic University of Korea, and ETH Zurich to develop a technology that produces more than 100 microrobots per minute that can be disintegrated in the body.
Impact of Nanoparticles on Soybean Oil-Based Biodiesel Examined
August 29, 2022
Global energy production relies heavily on fossil fuels, which are depleting rapidly and are also regarded as the primary source of harmful emissions and climate change. As a result, there is an urgent need to develop green energy sources that can replace fossil fuels. In this context, biodiesel has the potential to be a viable alternative for diesel engines in the coming years.
Novel Nanoplatform Found Effective Against Esophageal Cancer
August 10, 2022
Among the total number of deaths caused by different types of cancer, esophageal cancer is the sixth most significant. Several conventional treatments, such as radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and surgery have multiple side effects, including off-target toxicity and multidrug resistance (MDR).
How Silicate Nanoparticles Help Save Historic Buildings
July 12, 2022
Constructions made of porous rock may weather over time. TU Wien (Vienna) researchers have now thoroughly examined how silicate nanoparticles can help save them for the first time.
New nanoparticles aid sepsis treatment in mice
June 6, 2022
Sepsis, the body's overreaction to an infection, affects more than 1.5 million people and kills at least 270,000 every year in the U.S. alone. The standard treatment of antibiotics and fluids is not effective for many patients, and those who survive face a higher risk of death.
Fluorine-Based Nanostructures Successfully Filter Salt from Water
May 16, 2022
Researchers have successfully filtered salt from water using fluorine-based nanostructures for the first time. These fluorous nanochannels work more effectively, require less pressure and energy, and are a more efficient filter than current desalination methods.
Biodegradable Fruit Packaging Combines Nanocellulose and Green Protein Isolates
May 2, 2022
An article published in the journal Scientific Reports the commercialization of byproducts from the sunflower-based biofuel sector to develop bio-based, biodegradable food packaging reinforced with nanocellulose.
'Nanocapsules' provide new solution for efficient cancer chemodynamic therapy
March 14, 2022
In a paper published on Small recently, reported the synthesis of hollow cuprous oxide nitrogen-doped carbon (HCONC) by one-step hydrothermal method as well as their applications in efficient chemodynamic therapy.
Nanobubbles Help to Effectively Separate High Ash Fine Coal
January 7, 2022
A group of researchers developed an efficient approach for handling high-ash fine coal utilizing water comprising positively charged nanobubbles (PCNBs) and polyaluminum chloride (PAC) in a work published in the journal ACS Omega.
The Use of Nanotechnology in Face Masks Against Airborne Pathogens
November 9, 2021
The evolution of nanotechnology continues to develop at exponential rates! It’s conceptual ideas have the potential to vastly transform current day objects. Check out how nanotech could be used in face masks to further protect against airborne pathogens.
A Big Bet on Nanotechnology Has Paid Off
October 9, 2021
For as microscopic as Nanotechnology is, the bets against its concept seemed cosmic. Nanotechnology and it’s research has come a long way! What seemed like a fictitious sci-fi concept is now a reality! Check out how the big bet on nanotech has paid off.
New DNA-based chip can be programmed to solve complex math problems
September 15, 2021
The term DNA immediately calls to mind the double-stranded helix that contains all our genetic information. Turns out, one can take advantage of this pairing property to perform complex mathematical calculations, and this forms the basis of DNA computing.
What Is Nanotechnology And How Is It Impacting Neuroscience?
August 23, 2021
Neurologists have long been accustomed to calculating treatments down to the most minuscule units. What if they could target even more sufficiently microscopic surface areas using technology? Check out how nanotechnology can impact neuroscience.
Carbon-based nanomaterials show promising results against SARS-CoV-2 and 12 other viruses
June 10, 2021
Professor Ángel Serrano recently published an article in journal ACS Nano showing that carbon-based nanomaterials (CBNs) with low or zero toxicity for humans, are "promising treatments" against the pneumonia caused by COVID-19.