Health & longevity

In mice, nanoparticle reduces inflammation in atherosclerotic plaques

By |2017-06-01T14:02:00-07:00March 5th, 2014|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

A reconstituted high-density lipoprotein nanoparticle reduces inflammation in advanced atherosclerotic plaques in mice. Will it work in humans to prevent repeat heart attacks and stroke?

Upcoming Book Explores Nanomedical Device and Systems Design

By |2017-06-01T14:03:11-07:00November 21st, 2013|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Life extension, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, news, Reports & publications, Reviews|

A new book by Frank Boehm explores the challenges, possibilities, and visions of nanomedical device and systems design.

Nanoparticle therapy for incurable brain cancer effective in mice

By |2017-06-01T14:22:08-07:00November 15th, 2013|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Gold nanoparticles densely coated with RNA molecules intended to silence a gene essential for an incurable brain cancer proved effective in mice engrafted with human glioblastoma multiforme tumor.

THE SINGULARITY film premiere at The Castro Theatre 09.16.13

By |2017-06-01T14:03:13-07:00September 6th, 2013|Abuse of Advanced Technology, Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Ethics, Found On Web, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Life extension, Machine Intelligence, Media Mentions, Memetics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Opinion|

Doug Wolens's documentary "THE SINGULARITY: Will we survive our technology" premieres at San Francisco's Castro Theatre September 16, 2013.

Christine Peterson on pushing the future in a positive direction

By |2017-06-01T14:03:18-07:00February 20th, 2013|About Foresight, Abuse of Advanced Technology, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Biosphere, Environment, Health, and Safety, Foresight News Articles, Future Medicine, Future Warfare, Healing/preserving environment, Health & longevity, Life extension, Lifestyle, Machine Intelligence, Meetings & Conferences, Military nanotechnology, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Open Source, Space|

In a 47-minute interview Christine Peterson discusses the future that science and technology is bringing over the next few decades, and how to get involved to push the future in a positive direction.

Christine Peterson interviewed on nanotechnology

By |2017-06-01T21:34:15-07:00February 12th, 2013|About Foresight, Abuse of Advanced Technology, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Biosphere, Environment, Health, and Safety, Ethics, Foresight News, Foresight News Articles, Future Medicine, Future Warfare, Healing/preserving environment, Health & longevity, Life extension, Machine Intelligence, Military nanotechnology, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics|

An interview with Foresight Co-Founder and Past President Christine Peterson covering both the current state and the future prospects of nanotechnology is available on Youtube.

Nanoparticles deliver cargo inside mitochondria

By |2017-06-01T14:22:08-07:00October 9th, 2012|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Optimizing the size and charge of nanoparticles engineered from polymers delivers drugs directly to mitochondria, effectively treating cells with drugs for a variety of diseases.

Shear-activated nanoparticles may target blood clots

By |2017-06-01T14:03:22-07:00August 16th, 2012|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Studies in mice with otherwise fatal blood clots have shown that targeting a clot-busting drug to regions where blood flow is blocked restores circulation and increases survival with a much lower, safer dose of the drug.

Nanotechnology greatly improves sensitivity of common medical tests

By |2017-06-01T14:23:23-07:00June 21st, 2012|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

A new nanomaterial provides a three million-fold improvement in the sensitivity of common medical tests, potentially permitting earlier detection of cancer and Alzheimer's disease.

Foresight Presents: "GENOGEN: Regenerating Skin for Life", with Dr. Nancy Mize

By |2017-06-01T14:03:24-07:00May 20th, 2012|About Foresight, Bionanotechnology, Foresight News Articles, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Lifestyle, Meetings & Conferences, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology|

Nancy K Mize, PhD, Scientist, Innovator, and CEO of GENOGEN Inc., will continue Foresight's local Bay Area community events with a lecture "GENOGEN: Regenerating Skin for Life". GENOGEN is developing products that activate resident skin stem cells to stimulate local areas of regeneration of skin naturally – the way children heal.