Nanotech

Better, faster, stronger CRISPR

Cytosurge claims to be able to make CRISPR “better and faster than anybody else on single cell level” - seeking investment to evolve world’s smallest syringe...

Longevity is bigger on the inside: CNS regeneration

We have seen nanotechnology being used to prevent, diagnose and treat various disease. Now its regenerative power is being harnessed in the central nervous...

J&J enters Longevity market with “Immorbidity” play

A new competition aims to find the next great breakthrough to help us stay active and healthy beyond the age of 100. People are living...

Plaque eating nanoparticle prevents heart attacks

Studies suggest a new Trojan horse nanoparticle can eat-up artery-narrowing plaque – a common cause of heart attacks. Scientists at Michigan State University have invented...

Precious nano metals hold key to new treatments

Metallic nanotechnology may turn out to be the most precious way to utilise metals, at least when it comes to increasing healthspan and lifespan. When...

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,...

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Early intervention and disease prevention = Longevity

Talking prevention and treatments for Longevity with Prodrome's Dayan Goodenowe. Detecting prodromes – an early indication of a developing condition or disease – could revolutionise...

Chemical screening to find hidden Longevity gems?

Start-up NemaLife evolves from platform technology to services provider to identify chemicals that have both positive and negative effects on Longevity. The use of the...

Biological and artificial neurons linked using standard IP

A world wide web that is partly biological has been created around the globe by collaborating scientists. New nanoelectronic device research has enabled both artificial and...

Home alone: extend life while saving life

Most of us are at home right now - what will it be like when we're older? And what is being done to improve...

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