Nanomedicine

DNA nanomachine lights up to diagnose diseases

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:42-07:00 November 2nd, 2015|Artificial Molecular Machines, Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

DNA nanotechnology produces an artificial molecular machine that changes shape when it encounters a specific antibody or other protein molecule, and emits light to signal the target's presence.

Foresight co-founder on the future of the human lifespan

By | 2017-07-03T17:03:59-07:00 October 6th, 2015|About Foresight, Abuse of Advanced Technology, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Foresight News Articles, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Life extension, Lifestyle, Machine Intelligence, Memetics, Military nanotechnology, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Risk Management|

Optimized Geek podcast featured Christine Peterson on the future of nanotechnology, human lifespan, artificial intelligence, finding love, and other topics.

Nanotechnology carries gene editing package into cells

By | 2017-06-01T14:23:15-07:00 October 2nd, 2015|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Hijacking a viral method of replicating circular genomes, ball-of-yarn-like DNA clews are used to transport the protein and guide RNA molecules needed for gene editing into the cell nucleus.

DNA nanotechnology guides assembling cells into ‘Organoids’

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:43-07:00 September 30th, 2015|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

DNA strands decorating cell membranes like 'Velcro' program the adhesion of cells to other cells or to extracellular matrices to build tiny tissue models.

Nanotechnology provides sensors for liver-on-chip drug testing

By | 2017-06-01T14:24:12-07:00 September 2nd, 2015|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Adding nanotechnology-based optoelectronic sensors to human cells cultured on a chip keeps the cells healthy long enough to replace animal testing with a human liver-on-a-chip.

Novel wireframe nanostructures from new DNA origami design process

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:45-07:00 August 18th, 2015|Bionanotechnology, Computational nanotechnology, Future Medicine, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

A new set of design rules enables constructing any wireframe nanostructure, which may lead to new medical applications and new nanomachines.

Foresight co-sponsors Berkeley Bench to Market event

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:46-07:00 July 30th, 2015|About Foresight, Bionanotechnology, Foresight News Articles, Future Medicine, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Meetings & Conferences, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology|

To educate potential entrepreneurs on strategies for moving discoveries from the benchtop to successful commercialization, Foresight co-sponsored an event in the "Ph.D. to Startup" Workshop Series of the Berkeley Postdoc Entrepreneur Program.

Foresight 1999 Distinguished Student wins Galactic Grant Competition

By | 2017-06-01T21:34:13-07:00 July 28th, 2015|About Foresight, Bionanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Foresight News, Foresight News Articles, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Space|

Technology developed by Nanobiosym, founded by Anita Goel, to enable personalized diagnostic testing won the Grand Prize of the Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE in 2013, and this month was awarded the top prize in the Galactic Grant Competition.

Linking together small DNAs to build more diverse DNA nanostructures

By | 2017-06-01T14:16:56-07:00 July 2nd, 2015|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Molecular Electronics, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Using the enzyme DNA ligase and small DNA strands as building blocks provides an efficient and less expensive path to a large variety of DNA scaffolds and other structures.

DNA nanomachines more stable than expected in human serum and blood

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:47-07:00 June 29th, 2015|Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Research|

Even without special designs and coatings to promote stability, simple DNA nanomachines can survive in human serum and blood for hours or even days, much longer than expected from previous studies using bovine serum, which has more damaging nucleases than does human serum.