Targeted Delivery

When scaling down is as vital as scaling up

Robotics continue to scale down - but can researchers include the autonomy necessary for the medical intervention that will prolong life? Tiny robots could be...

NaNotics raising Series B to support Asia-Pacific trials

NaNotics nano particles could revolutionise of a host of chronic and acute conditions. Louis Hawthorne, CEO of NaNotics, has released an 11 minute video aimed...

Hydrogel scaffold raises hopes for tissue regeneration

Wyss Institute hydrogel therapy can repair nerves, muscles and blood vessels. Naturally-occurring molecules VEGF and IGF-1 can enhance tissue regrowth and repair, but getting them...

‘Internet of the body’ device to regulate genes externally

Bioelectric remote control of cell signalling drives synthetic biology progress: tests trigger bioengineered cells to release insulin. A team at the Department of Biosystems Science and...

Novel approach breaks through blood-brain barrier

Molecular transport is on target for shuttling therapies directly into the brain. Like an exclusive nightclub, the brain has the best bouncer in the business....

Building an artificial immune system

DoD-funded ThirdLaw Technologies to harness the power of ‘spiroligomers’ to rapidly build new small molecules for Longevity therapies. Far from the world of stock market...

‘Damage-eating’ protein fixes DNA harmed by aging

A toolkit of proteins that can repair breaks in strands of DNA has been discovered by scientists at the Universities of Sheffield and Oxford. DNA...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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Epigenetic regulation of protein homeostasis following DNA damage

Recent study identifies critical regulator of protein biosynthesis recovery and homeostasis required for Longevity. Unresolved DNA damage caused by intrinsic and environmental factors accumulates during...

Deep Longevity and Longenesis collaborate to clock aging

Start the clock to stop the clock – centralised data will aid Longevity research.  Deep Longevity, which engages in the development of explainable AI systems...

Big Brother approach to accelerate preclinical studies

Tracked.bio develops AI computer vision system that tracks flies and mice to reduce man-hours and increase data collected in Longevity studies. A Danish start-up aims...

Astellas to acquire iota Biosciences

Following an R&D collaboration that began last year, Japanese pharma Astellas has announced it will acquire bioelectronics firm iota in $304m deal. Last year's R&D...