Nanotech

Super-human blood for targeted delivery

Physicists hope their new 'super-human' red blood cells will be able to deliver drugs to specific targets within the body. A team of physicians at...

Nanotechnology – good things in small packages

With more than 60 FDA-approved drugs containing nanomaterials , not to mention nanotech that builds and repairs, it’s time to take a deeper-dive into...

AI-built “living machine” is world first

Evolved by AI algorithms from frog cells into something not remotely Kermit-like, this living machine is a real leap forward for Longevity. Forget everything you...

Nanotechnology – Longevity’s small revolution

Scaled-up sensitivity and detection speed from scaled-down technology - nanotech is where it's at. Cells are tiny. Organelles and genes are even smaller and proteins...

2020 outlook for Longevity technology

Will 2020 be the year that sees a step change in Longevity? We review technology readiness levels for key Longevity domains. Yep, we have a...

Chip delivers Alzheimer’s protein direct to brain

The blood-brain barrier (BBB) can be notoriously difficult to overcome; an Israeli team have overcome this with a nanochip that carries a neurodegenerative-combatting "neural growth...

Exclusive interview: A new generation of senolytic

When is a drug not a drug? When it's a NaNot. Interesting new technology that's already on its way through FDA and targeting $40m Series...

NaNotics promises a new kind of medication

In another breakthrough for nanotech, one company says it has found a way to combat age related diseases. If a company’s answer to a question...

Melanin nanoparticles hinder tumours with new theranostics approach

Nanoparticles loaded with skin pigment helps scientists diagnose and treat tumours simultaneously with therapy/diagnostics: ‘theranostics’. It is sprayed, in synthetic form, onto NASA spaceships to...

New technique spots thrombosis in a single drop of blood

Micro-resonators take measurements in real-time and deliver diagnosis of risk of thrombosis and bleeding in seconds. A team of researchers have found a way to...

Revolutionary nanomaterial heals damage after heart attack giving life extension hope

Prototype therapy transforms the body's inflammatory response into a catalyst for healing. Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois and the University of California in San...

Contact lens set to revolutionise medical diagnoses – and lifespan

An eye for an eye - the future of wearable contact lens tech will soon be keeping an eye on our health. Imagine a world...

Blood-brain barrier (BBB) replicated on a chip

BBB chip helps model neurodegeneration therapies as they pass through the brain’s defensive barrier. There are numerous treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, yet one major obstacle...

New laser that detects, targets and destroys cancer cells will improve life expectancy

Non-invasive laser is diagnostic and therapeutic, blasting cancer cells from outside the skin. A team of researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences...

Magnetic nano-probe explores the inside of human cells

Microscopic nano-probe device could be used to diagnose and treat cancer say researchers at the University of Toronto. Robots that can manipulate individual cells are,...

Ultrasonic brain beam surgery ready for human testing

Researchers develop ultrasonic method for nano-targeted delivery of drugs to specific brain regions. How to break into a brain? The most complex organ in the...

NanoFlares detect cancer biomarkers

‘NanoFlares’ light up cancer cells in the blood, making significantly earlier detection a reality. Northwestern University researchers have created a tool that detects cancer cells...

Micro-submarines deliver effective medicine payload and anti-aging potential

Micro-submarines navigate through the body to provide targeted drug delivery without the need for external transportation techniques. Researchers at the University of New South Wales...

Artificial lymph nodes set to battle cancer on the Longevity frontlines

New hydrogel means 150,000 cancer-fighting cells can be grown in just a week with artificial lymph nodes. The body's immune system is amazing; it protects...

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114 year-old cells converted to pluripotent stem cells

AgeX publishes evidence of supercentenarian cellular age reversal: new paper supports hypothesis of no upper age limit for reprogramming cellular aging. This is big...

Placenta blood and personalised Longevity therapies

The placenta is a reservoir of stem cells with minimal ethical concerns. The establishment of placental stem cell biobanks will enable their use in...

Anti-aging drugs in MIT’s 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2020

For the last 20 years MIT Technology Review's Breakthrough Technologies 2020 has been assessing the way we live, work and invest.  Back in 2001, MIT...

Proving the Longevity potential of NAD+

Talking sirtuins, NAD+ and trials with Elysium Health CEO Eric Marcotulli. When it comes to the world of consumer anti-aging supplements, there are few higher-profile...

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