NANOTECHNOLOGY

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. 

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Scientists design 'nanotraps' to catch, clear coronavirus

April 27, 2021

Researchers at the University of Chicago have designed a completely novel potential treatment for COVID-19. 

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Revolutionising cleaning through nanotechnology

March 24, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, nanotechnology has been on the forefront of many medicinal research. Rigorous cleaning has also helped in minimizing COVID contamination.  

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Nanotechnology could enable test for early Alzheimer’s Disease

March 17, 2020

Nanotechnology could be used to test blood for evidence of Alzheimer’s disease years before symptoms appear, researchers have said. 

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A nanoparticle's size is fine-tuned to offer high-resolution images before and during surgical procedures

Scientists have found a way to control the size of special nanoparticles to optimize their use for both magnetic resonance and near-infrared imaging. 

March 10, 2021

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Nanobowls are a Potential Way to Deliver Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease

March 1, 2021

A new study offers a new method for investigating amyloid beta and could be valuable in future Alzheimer’s treatments. Researchers have been analyzing the viability of using nanoparticles to offer targeted treatments for several diseases.  

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Printing Edible Nanostructured Holograms on Food

February 17, 2020

New science in the world of nanotechnology is going in a delicious direction! Edible holograms can be used as decoration on yummy desserts but even more importantly can be used to reduce packaging needs. 

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Could FuelGems NanoTechnology Lead The Fashion Supply Cycle Towards A Less Polluting Future?

February 1, 2020

Pollution is an issue that continues to rise everyday. Check out how FuelGems' nanotechnology could help lead the fashion supply towards a less polluting future.  

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In lab study, nanoparticle shows promising results for treating severe allergies

January 15th 2020

For many children, the danger that food allergies present could be deadly. Check out how this lab study is using nanotechnology showing promising results in enabling immune systems to tolerate deadly allergens. 

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Latest nanotechnology helps preserve ancient Indian Buddhist art

December 30, 2020

Although nanotechnology has helped us advance to the future, it can also be used to preserve our fragile historical evidence. Check out how the latest nanotechnology is helping to preserve some beautiful ancient Indian Buddhist art!
 

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Black in Nanotech Week cofounder Olivia Geneus on inspiring new nanoscientists

December 14, 2020

The second week in December is Black in Nanotech Week and its co-founder Olivia Geneus is our guest in this episode of the Physics World Weekly podcast.  

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Graphene: The building block for sustainable cities

December 2, 2020

Innovation in advanced materials offers the disruptive potential to transform the way we build our future cities—and make them greener and smarter.
 

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Advancements in Nanotechnology-Based Smart Dust

October 29, 2020

Smart dust is a tiny device with extensive applications in science and technology. Designing a product of tiny or compact size with various intrinsic applications is a recent trend in technology, especially in electronics. ​
 

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Nanotechnology: A Quantum Leap into the Future

September 1, 2020

The idea of Nanotechnology has been around for almost four decades now. It was in the year 1989 when IBM researchers demonstrated a scientific breakthrough by constructing a 35-atom depiction of the company’s logo.  

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New 'nanopores' technique offers proof-of-concept of earlier, safer tumor detection

August 18, 2020

A non-invasive biopsy method called liquid biopsy has shown promise as a potential alternative to tissue biopsy, currently the gold standard in cancer detection and diagnosis. 

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Nanostructures modeled on moth eyes effective for anti-icing

August 4, 2020

Research in the journal AIP Advances investigates a unique nanostructure, modeled on moth eyes, that has anti-icing properties. Moth eyes are of interest because they have a distinct ice-phobic and transparent surface.
 

Medical nanotechnology research for COVID-19

July 23, 2020

Nanotechnology continues to help scientists make groundbreaking research. See how scientists have been using nanotech to research and create a vaccine to combat against COVID-19! 

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Nanotechnology applied to medicine

July 10, 2020

Nanotechnology in our NEW-GEN Universe has been the big key to its vast utopian success. Check out how new nanotechnology medicine on Earth could help humans see in an improved and novel way!  

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Nanomaterials derived from cellulose could make renewable energy cheaper

February 19, 2020

Some researchers are looking into unusual places for solutions to our toughest challenges, from powerful antibiotics hiding in the guts of tiny worms, to swift robots inspired by bats. 

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Sweet nanoparticles trick kidney

February 4, 2020

Materials scientists at the University of Freiburg led by Prof. Dr. Prasad Shastri from the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry built nanoparticles with carbohydrate polysaccharides 

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UMass scientist works at the nanoscale to fortify foods

January 29, 2020

David Julian McClements is a food scientist that thinks like a structural architect. In his line of work, he examines the molecular organization of fruits and vegetables to increase their nutritional properties. 

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MIT graduate students lead conference on microsystems and nanotechnology

January 22, 2020

More than 200 students, faculty, staff, postdocs, and industry members come together at an off-campus site to explore technical achievements and research ideas at the forefront of nanotechnology. 

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Scientists use nanotechnology to fight late-stage sepsis

January 11, 2020

Researchers have developed a way to prop up a struggling immune system to enable its fight against sepsis, a deadly condition resulting from the body’s extreme reaction to infection. 

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10 technology trends that will impact our lives in 2020

January 1, 2020

2020 — it’s when the world will see transformational changes in how technology impacts our lives. Here’s a look at the top technology trends that will influence us. 

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How 2020 can be a tipping point for women in STEM

December 17, 2019

As we welcome 2020 with ambitions set high for greater diversity and inclusion in the workforce, it provides us with an opportunity to reset our goals for the year ahead. 

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Hiring antibodies as nanotechnology builders

December 3, 2019

What if we could use antibodies as functional tools for nanotechnology applications? A group of researchers at the University of Rome Tor Vergata started from this simple question. 

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Nanotechnology brings new challenges, new solutions 

November 30, 2019

Paul Weiss takes us on a quick tour of the early days and areas which are now made possible by nanotechnology. 

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Nanotechnology Offers Solution to Corrosion and Biofouling

October 29, 2019

Humans have found a way to have nanotech play a crucial role in the future solution of pipe corrosion and biofouling! Click to read more about how this will be done.  

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Pizza for Everyone?

October 25, 2019

Scientists at Northwestern University have discovered that nanotechnology could help treat autoimmune diseases and allergies, which plague tens of millions of people in the US. 

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Nanotechnology Eyed for Longer Battery Life, Faster Charging

October 9, 2019

Could nanotech be used to create a longer battery life and faster charging for our phones and other devices?  A team of chemical engineers at Purdue University have been working on it.