Nanotechnology and Medicine
Like so much of technology, the hype and fear around nanoparticles says they will either revolutionize the world we live in or embody the newest high tech scourge. The truth is somewhere in the middle, but both sides have valid points.
Billionths of a Meter Cancer Drugs
Nanomedicine is the latest answer to the ancient dilemma of finding the best way to deliver a drug. Skipping the stomach with intravenous drugs is one shortcut, but getting a drug from the bloodstream into a cell is even more complicated.