About 2018-04-09T07:34:30+00:00

Imagine a world in which invasive surgery is obsolete, where $1000 per dose drugs and from $100,000 to $1.21 million per year in individual drug expenditures (alone) no longer exist. Imagine a world where families no longer have to forfeit their life savings to gain access to desperately needed top tier healthcare.

Imagine a world that has embraced a vision of “Global Health Care Equivalency” (GHCE) where any individual on the planet has access to the same advanced, high quality, and cost effective nanomedical diagnostic and therapeutic technologies, no matter where they happen to reside, or under what conditions they live. This is the world that is envisaged by NanoApps Medical Inc. to emerge over the next 10-30 years.

NanoApps Medical, Inc. was incorporated by Frank Boehm in 2009 with the goal of developing advanced nanomedical diagnostic and therapeutic technologies for the benefit of individuals across both the developing and developed worlds. Boehm is now compiling a book that will articulate the grand vision of GHCE. Further, NanoApps Medical is ambitiously aiming to transition terrestrial nanomedicine to space applications to facilitate future Lunar and Mars missions, such as those being boldly planned by NASA and SpaceX.

NanoApps believes strongly that robust, positive, and creative collaborations across multiple disciplines and areas of expertise that extend far beyond geographic boundaries and cultural divides will be key toward the realization of these potentially amazing and exciting technologies.

Frank describes below just what ignites his passion:

“I have been fascinated by nanotechnology and particularly nanomedicine, since 1995, as I believe that the possibilities for their imparting positive benefits to humanity and the planet are virtually limitless. Of course, as with any potentially very powerful technologies, stringent developmental protocols should be formulated and implemented to ensure their safe emergence, use, and downstream fates.

When I think of all of the potentially millions, hundreds of millions, or perhaps even billions of people, whose health and lives might be significantly improved through the prudent application of these advanced technologies in the future, culminating in something akin to Global Health Care Equivalency (GHCE), it is difficult indeed for me to imagine a more noble enterprise. The immense potential for the realization of these possibilities, and that I might play some small role in contributing to their realization, is what fires my passion.”

NanoApps Medical – Toward Optimal Health, for Life

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The Theranos deception

September 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Elizabeth Holmes was just 19 years old when she dropped out of Stanford University with a dream of creating a company that would revolutionize blood testing. As we first reported last May, Holmes founded [...]

LAUNCH.nano: MIT.nano Grand Opening celebration, Oct. 4, 2018

September 25th, 2018|0 Comments

After six years of design and construction, MIT.nano will celebrate the completion of the facility at a Grand Opening Event on Oct. 4. Please join us for a day of activities including a symposium [...]

Scientists Use Light to Control Nanobots

September 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

If nanotechnology has one clear image in the collective pop-culture consciousness, it is that of nanorobots, nanoscale machines capable of performing mechanical functions. When considering the potential of such a technology, the more astute may [...]

10 Steps to Adopting Artificial Intelligence in Your Business

September 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Artificial intelligence (AI) is clearly a growing force in the technology industry. Chatbots and virtual assistants are becoming a key part of new products, and robots are taking center stage at conferences and showing [...]

Arguing the Pros and Cons of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

September 19th, 2018|0 Comments

In what seems like the blink of an eye, mentions of artificial intelligence have become ubiquitous in the healthcare industry. From deep learning algorithms that can read CT scans faster than humans to natural [...]

International Conference On Nanomedicine And Nanobiotechnology – ICONAN Rome 2018

September 16th, 2018|0 Comments

The International Conference On Nanomedicine And Nanobiotechnology is an annual event. It hosts high-profile plenary speakers, world-class researchers, oral and poster presentations, workshops, sponsor exhibits and afterworks. It is a great opportunity to share [...]

Australian Scientists Develop Nanotechnology To Purify Water

September 15th, 2018|0 Comments

SYDNEY, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 14th Sep, 2018 ) :Scientists in Australia have developed a ground-breaking new way to strip impurities from waste water, with the research set to have massive [...]

A new scientific field: Quantum metamaterials

September 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Two teams of scientists from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have collaborated to conduct groundbreaking research leading to the development of a new and innovative scientific field: Quantum Metamaterials. The findings are presented [...]

Using biosensors to deliver personalized doses of antibiotics

September 10th, 2018|0 Comments

A team of eight EPFL students has come up with a portable biosensor that can measure the amount of vancomycin in a patient's blood stream, enabling doctors to better control the dosage and reduce [...]

Transparent high-resolution EEG array allows brain imaging

September 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Researchers have developed a see-through, dual-layered, mesh EEG device which is capable of measuring the electrical activity of individual neurons… Researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital and Northeastern University developed a ‘see-through’ EEG device to [...]

Can mRNA disrupt the drug industry?

September 6th, 2018|0 Comments

On a brisk morning in April, dozens of investors filed into a Marriott hotel conference hall in Kendall Square, the biotech hub of Cambridge, Mass., for the first Moderna Therapeutics platform science day. They [...]

Predicting the Response to Immunotherapy Using Artificial Intelligence

September 5th, 2018|0 Comments

VILLEJUIF, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A study published in The Lancet Oncology establishes for the first time that artificial intelligence can process medical images to extract biological and clinical information. By designing an algorithm and developing it [...]

#AskTheCEO Video: Cybersecurity, AI, and Industry 4.0 With Dr Johannes Drooghaag

September 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

From #AskTheCEO on YouTube: Dr. Johannes Drooghaag is the CEO of Spearhead Management, in Germany. He is an accomplished speaker in the areas of Executive Leadership, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Agile Business Management. He [...]

Artificial intelligence used to predict cancer growth

September 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Scientists have used artificial intelligence to predict how cancers will progress and evolve. This could help doctors design the most effective treatment for each patient. A team led by the Institute of Cancer Research [...]

#AskTheCEO Video: Microsoft Azure in Healthcare, and IoMT With David Houlding

August 31st, 2018|0 Comments

From #AskTheCEO on YouTube: David Houlding is the Worldwide Healthcare Industry Leader on the Microsoft Azure Industry Experiences Team led by Paul Maher. David has more than 24 years of experience in healthcare [...]

8 ways augmented and virtual reality are changing medicine

August 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Spine and heart surgeons will use augmented reality (AR) to simplify complex procedures. Autistic children will get relief from sensory overload with a calming virtual reality (VR) system. These and other scenarios are made [...]

The mastermind behind the first wave of surgical robots unveils the next generation

August 28th, 2018|0 Comments

•Frederic Moll, who is known as the "Bill Gates of robotics," ushered in the first wave of surgical robotics in 1995 with his company Intuitive Surgical and its Da Vinci systems. •He has a [...]

Is Blockchain The Answer To A Better Healthcare Industry?

August 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Data breaches are the nightmare of every major industry. When they occur, the aftermath costs of fixing the problem can be huge. According to a global study conducted by IBM and Ponemon Institute, in [...]

Frank Boehm (NA CEO) signs with IOP for Book on Nanomedical Brain/Cloud Interface

August 26th, 2018|0 Comments

NanoApps Medical Inc. CEO Frank Boehm has signed with IOP Publishing to produce Nanomedical Brain/Cloud Interface: Explorations and Implications - a book that will explore the notion of a nanomedically enabled Brain/Cloud Interface (B/CI). [...]

Vancouver Nanomedicine Day 2018

August 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Vancouver Nanomedicine Day 2018 will take place on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at the Vancouver Alpen Club. We are proud to announce that one of the pioneers of the use of nanomaterials for pulmonary fibrosis, Dr. [...]

Texas A&M Team Develops New Way to Grow Blood Vessels

August 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Formation of new blood vessels, a process also known as angiogenesis, is one of the major clinical challenges in wound healing and tissue implants. To address this issue, researchers from Texas A&M University have [...]

Landmark FDA Approval Brings Powerful Gene Silencing Method to Market

August 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Earlier this month, the FDA approved an entirely new family of drugs, one so powerful that it could put CRISPR-based gene therapy to shame. Backed by two decades of research and a Nobel Prize, [...]

How New Technologies Could Transform Africa’s Health Care System

August 21st, 2018|0 Comments

In early June, at the invitation of the European Commission to Brussels (Belgium), I toured some fascinating AI and blockchain-based projects, which the Commission is funding. Across industrial sectors, from healthcare to energy, from [...]

Nanorobots For Senescent Cell Clearance

August 19th, 2018|0 Comments

One extremely promising and emerging field of research is nano-biotechnology. Nano-biotechnology could potentially be an extremely powerful tool in our quest for a longer, healthier life. Senescent cells are known to be essential in [...]

Hacking the Human Is the Next Cyber Threat

August 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Medical technologies such as electronic devices implanted or injected into the human body are the next growth area for hackers pursuing money or control of individual people. With nanotechnology implants already being used for [...]

NanoApps Medical Near-Term Projects

August 16th, 2018|0 Comments

NanoApps Medical is investigating the possibility that superparamagnetic nanoparticles (SPIONs) and other classes of nanoparticles (e.g., gold coated nanoshells) might have the capacity to target cancerous tumors, metastasizing cancer cells, pathogens, etc. to deactivate/eliminate [...]

‘Please do not switch me off!’ People heed begging robot

August 14th, 2018|0 Comments

If a little humanoid robot begged you to not shut it off, would you show compassion? In an experiment designed to investigate how people treat robots when they act like humans, many participants struggled [...]

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Radiology, Pathology

August 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Artificial intelligence and machine learning tools have the potential to analyze large datasets and extract meaningful insights to enhance patient outcomes, an ability that is proving helpful in radiology and pathology. Images obtained by [...]

Nanoparticle-Based Combination Therapy to Treat Breast, Prostate Cancer

August 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Researchers at the University of East Anglia have developed a new nanoparticle-based cancer therapy to deliver a combination therapy directly to cancer cells. The new therapy, which has been demonstrated to make prostate cancer [...]

AI: ChronWell CEO On Why Consolidation in Healthcare Is A Good Thing

August 10th, 2018|0 Comments

When Joe Rubinsztain started gMed, he was admittedly young—only a few years removed from medical school— and he just didn’t understand leadership that well. “I needed to be abreast of everything and understand everything [...]

Artificial Intelligence for Medical Imaging Market to Top $2B

August 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Healthcare organizations are likely to see a rapidly growing market around artificial intelligence tools for medical imaging, a new report predicts. The market for artificial intelligence (AI) tools to process and analyze medical imaging [...]

Tuberculosis is a killer, but scientists are fighting back with nanobots

August 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Tuberculosis, a bacterial disease which predominantly affects the lungs, isn’t all that common a sight in the United States. On average, fewer than 10,000 cases are reported each year in a country with [...]

Integrated sensor could monitor brain aneurysm treatment

August 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Implantation of a stent-like flow diverter can offer one option for less invasive treatment of brain aneurysms – bulges in blood vessels – but the procedure requires frequent monitoring while the vessels heal. Now, [...]

Nanotechnology in Medicine: Breakthrough Advances in Cancer Detection and Treatment

August 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Clinicians have often pondered if cancer cells could be selectively targeted, and how payloads ranging from fluorescent dyes to oncology drugs could be accurately delivered to these cells, and then safely cleared through the [...]

Scientists have 3D printed the most advanced artificial cornea ever using human cells

July 31st, 2018|0 Comments

They’re not ready for human eyes yet, but one day these artificial corneas might help people see... Scientists have 3D printed the thin protective film over the eye, called the cornea, using human [...]

Artificial Intelligence in Cardiology

July 31st, 2018|0 Comments

The continuous development of the technological sector has enabled the industry to merge with medicine in order to create new integrated, reliable, and efficient methods of providing quality health care. One of the [...]

AI-based Healx raises $10 million for drug discovery

July 30th, 2018|0 Comments

The UK company is the latest to join ranks of AI-focused drugmakers attracting venture capital. The researcher who invented Viagra and a colleague at Cambridge University have become the latest to join the ranks [...]

Scientists have created a silicon beating heart

July 28th, 2018|0 Comments

It looks like a real heart. And this is the goal of the first entirely soft artificial heart: to mimic its natural model as closely as possible. The silicone heart has been developed by [...]

When will nanotechnology ever revolutionise medicine? These breakthroughs suggest it’s already started

July 27th, 2018|0 Comments

After decades of promise, recent breakthroughs suggest that nanomedicine is finally living up to its potential. And we need to make sure that hospitals are ready for the revolution. Since the emergence of nanotechnology [...]

Letting nanoparticles hitchhike on red blood cells

July 25th, 2018|0 Comments

When nanoparticles are used for drug delivery, they often end up in the liver or spleen instead of the intended target. A team led by Jacob S. Brenner and Vladimir Muzykantov of the University [...]

Researchers design self-powered robots the size of human cells

July 24th, 2018|0 Comments

AEROSOLS FOR GOOD. You may have sworn off aerosol sprays in the ’90s when everyone was talking about the hole in the ozone layer, but a team of researchers from MIT has found a [...]

Targeting headaches and tumors with nano-submarines

July 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Scientists at the Mainz University Medical Center and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P) have developed a new method to enable miniature drug-filled nanocarriers to dock on to immune cells, which in [...]

Using Glass Bubbles to Detect Presence of Nanoparticles

July 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have developed technology that is in fact throwing light on certain smallest particles to detect their presence — and it is developed [...]

Automated diagnostic platform that indicates thrombotic risks or cancer in one drop of blood

July 20th, 2018|0 Comments

A team of international researchers led by Prof Martin Hegner, Investigator in CRANN and Trinity’s School of Physics developed an automated diagnostic platform that indicates bleeding - and thrombotic risks in one drop of [...]

A safe and effective way to whiten teeth with nanoparticles

July 19th, 2018|0 Comments

In the age of Instagram and Snapchat, everyone wants to have perfect pearly whites. To get a brighter smile, consumers can opt for over the counter teeth-whitening treatments or a trip to the dentist [...]

Quantum dots in brain could treat Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases

July 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Tiny particles called quantum dots reduce symptoms in mice primed to develop a type of Parkinson’s disease, and also block formation of the toxic protein clumps in Alzheimer’s. They could one day be a [...]

Three Huge Ways Tech Is Overhauling Healthcare

July 15th, 2018|0 Comments

We are on the brink of a revolution in healthcare. AI is making the drug discovery process >100X faster and cheaper, and 90 percent more likely to succeed in clinical trials. Mobile health is [...]

Building a robotic eel that swims through your body

July 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Physicist Seth Fraden is developing a new generation of machines modeled on living creatures. His latest invention might one day treat disease by swimming its way through our blood. As a kid, physicist Seth [...]

Richard Feynman “Tiny Machines” Nanotechnology Lecture Video

July 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Richard Feynman gave his famous talk "There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom" (Original Transcript Available Here : http://muonray.blogspot.ie/2012/12/ri...) on December 29th 1959 at the annual meeting of the American Physical Society at [...]

Boosting immune cells with nanoparticles

July 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Programming the body’s immune system to attack cancer cells has had promising results for treating blood cancers such as lymphoma and leukemia. This tactic has proven more challenging for solid tumors such as breast [...]

Analysis of Nanoparticles in Commercial Sunscreens

July 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Postnova Analytics has published a new application note that describes a new approach for analysis of titanium dioxide nanoparticles in commercial sunscreens. The technique, which combines Inverse Supercritical Fluid Extraction (I-SFE) and Miniaturized Asymmetrical [...]

Future Space Tourists Might Have To Train Before Their Trips

July 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Leave it to Richard Branson to find motivation to go to the gym in traveling to space. On Tuesday, a ship from Brason’s space flight company, Virgin Galactic, achieved supersonic speed in a test [...]

Artificial Intelligence to Boost Liquid Biopsies

July 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Machine-learning algorithms tuned to detecting cancer DNA in the blood could pave the way for personalized cancer care. copyright by www.the-scientist.com Modern cancer medicine is hampered by two big challenges—detecting cancers when they are [...]

Engineer to combine math, machine learning and signal processing to lay groundwork for high-resolution microscope

July 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Like our eyes, microscopes are limited in what they can see because of their resolution, or their ability to see detail. The detail, or information, from the object is there, but some of it [...]

Can blockchain be hacked? Spoiler alert… YES!

July 6th, 2018|0 Comments

From an article by Dr. ir Johannes Drooghaag : Blockchain, by some seen as the answer to every problem, is promoted by many, including myself, as a possible solution for many cyber security issues. The [...]

AI that improves healthcare efficiency also threatens profits

July 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Some medical technologies that use artificial intelligence might benefit patients but result in a drop in health system revenues. This could make widespread adoption of AI in medicine a tough sell. Healthcare is a [...]

The 9 Companies Behind the A.I. Acquisition Boom

July 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Tech giants like IBM and Google have invested billions internally in A.I. research, but the past few years have also seen a wave of acquisitions, as big companies buy up startups to obtain top [...]

Diabetic Neuropathy Overview – What Is Diabetic Nerve Pain?

July 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

From endocrineweb.com: Diabetes can damage nerves throughout your body. In fact diabetic neuropathy (neuro- means nerves; -pathy means disease or suffering) is the most common, chronic complication of diabetes according to the American Diabetes [...]

Frank Boehm of NanoApps Medical and Chakravarthy Lab team

July 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

The primary goals of the Chakravarthy Lab are to investigate the pathophysiology and mechanisms of chronic pain in the context of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), diabetic neuropathy, persistent postsurgical pain and neuropathic pain.  Further, our lab [...]

Digital Globalization and Global Health Care Equivalency

June 28th, 2018|0 Comments

The process of globalization is entering a new era characterized by soaring flows of cross-border information. As the locus shifts from physical networks of production and trade to global information networks. The global [...]

ING Bank Survey Reveals Interest in Crypto Will Double in Near Future

June 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Research company Ipsos on behalf of ING Bank B.V. has conducted a study on how cryptocurrencies are perceived across Europe, Australia and the U.S., which reveals that interest in the technology is expected to [...]

Crowdfunding: a way for everyone to help change the future of medicine

June 27th, 2018|0 Comments

From an article by Scott Wagers MD: A challenge that anyone working to bring new technology, therapies, or approaches from proof of concept to clinic implementation is funding. I have been tracking the concept [...]

Systems Thinking for Cybersecurity Education

June 26th, 2018|0 Comments

From an article by Ludmila Morozova-Buss on LinkedIn: A word ‘unprecedented’ seems too weak to convey just how much the dimensionless operational space of digital (r)evolution requires instantaneous reaction. Striving for knowledge brought me far beyond my personal [...]

Google’s Masterplan for Healthcare

June 25th, 2018|0 Comments

My Apple health chatbot referred me to the Amazon hospital where I got Google drugs... Verily, Calico, Deepmind - more than 150 patents in life sciences and countless collaborations with pharma companies. The search [...]

New Nanofabrication Technique Can Speed Up DNA Sequencing

June 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

The laborious, uneconomical process of sequencing DNA molecules - a technology used to identify, diagnose, and perhaps find treatments for diseases - could become much faster and cheaper thanks to a new nanofabrication technique [...]

Who owns what in outer space?

June 21st, 2018|0 Comments

In 2015 Congress passed a law to legalise mining in outer space—the first of its kind in the world. Firms that some day manage to mine asteroids for resources like water or precious metals [...]

Public, permissionless blockchains and the EU’s GDPR: The coming clash between technology and the law?

June 20th, 2018|0 Comments

From a blog by VALID advisor Christian Sillaber, Senior Researcher on IT-Security The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25, 2018. It is already clear that the new [...]

Women in Tech 2018: What the Statistics Tell Us

June 19th, 2018|0 Comments

From an article by Ludmila Morozova-Buss on TechNative: Women have played a role in computer technology since its inception. Many credit Ava Lovelace as the first computer programmer, in a time before computers even existed, [...]

Minimalist biostructures designed to create nanomaterials

June 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Researchers of the Institute of Biotechnology and Biomedicine (IBB-UAB) have generated four peptides, molecules smaller than proteins, capable of self-assembling in a controlled manner to form nanomaterials. The research, published in the journal ACS [...]

Nanophotonic System Translates Molecules into Bar Codes

June 17th, 2018|0 Comments

EPFL scientists have developed a unique system that can be used for detecting and analyzing molecules with very a level of high precision and without using any bulky equipment. This latest development paves the [...]

Squeezing light at the nanoscale

June 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a new technique to squeeze infrared light into ultra-confined spaces, generating an intense, nanoscale antenna that could be [...]

Breakthrough in controlling DNA-based robots

June 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Researchers have devised a magnetic control system to make tiny DNA-based robots move on demand -- and much faster than recently possible. In the journal Nature Communications, Carlos Castro and Ratnasingham Sooryakumar and their [...]

International Conference On Nanomedicine And Nanobiotechnology – ICONAN 2018

June 14th, 2018|0 Comments

The International Conference On Nanomedicine And Nanobiotechnology is an annual event. It hosts high-profile plenary speakers, world-class researchers, oral and poster presentations, workshops, sponsor exhibits and afterworks. It is a great opportunity to share [...]

Can’t Navigate The Moral And Ethical Implications Of AI? There’s An App For That!

June 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Bank of America and Harvard University have collaborated on a new initiative designed to make the complex technologies behind artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) more universally beneficial and accessible to the global workforce. [...]

A graphene nanocomposite turbocharge for lithium batteries

June 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Lithium-ion batteries are the ultimate benchmark when it comes to mobile phones, tablet devices, and electric cars. Their storage capacity and power density are far superior to other rechargeable battery systems. Despite all the [...]

European Commission publishes its €94.1B Horizon Europe proposal

June 10th, 2018|0 Comments

EU Research Commissioner Carlos Moedas sent the European Parliament and member states a €94.1 billion research budget proposal on Thursday outlining increases in basic science spending and a blueprint for a new innovation council [...]

Cell-like nanorobots clear bacteria and toxins from blood

June 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed tiny ultrasound-powered robots that can swim through blood, removing harmful bacteria along with the toxins they produce. These proof-of-concept nanorobots could one day offer [...]

Single molecular insulator pushes boundaries of current state of the art

June 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Ever shrinking transistors are the key to faster and more efficient computer processing. Since the 1970s, advancements in electronics have largely been driven by the steady pace with which these tiny components have grown [...]

New Nanoparticles Used to Detect Excessive Scarring of Wounds

June 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Clinicians presently find it hard to predict how scars will form after surgery or after a burn wound, without using invasive testing. The research team used new nanoparticles in animals and human skin samples [...]

AI-Based Technique Could Accelerate Creation of Specialized Nanoparticles

June 5th, 2018|0 Comments

MIT physicists have developed a new method that could someday provide a way to customize multilayered nanoparticles with preferred properties, potentially for use in cloaking systems, displays, or biomedical devices. It may also help [...]

Mechanotargeting of cancer cells

June 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Diseased cells such as metastatic cancer cells have markedly different mechanical properties that can be used to improve targeted drug uptake, according to a team of researchers at Penn State. Many labs around the [...]

Cell-like nanorobots clear bacteria and toxins from blood

June 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed tiny ultrasound-powered robots that can swim through blood, removing harmful bacteria along with the toxins they produce. These proof-of-concept nanorobots could one day [...]

Frank Boehm (CEO NanoAppsMedical Inc.) interview on 21st Century Radio

June 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Dr. Bob Hieronimus hosted an in depth two-hour long interview with NanoApps Medical CEO Frank Boehm, who initially discussed his first book, and his three new books in progress. Among the topics of discussion [...]

Blockchain and business: Looking beyond the hype

June 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

The term blockchain can elicit reactions ranging from a blank stare (from the majority of the general public) to evangelical fervour (from over-enthusiastic early adopters). But most people who know a bit about the [...]

Scientists taught an AI system to diagnose brain cancer

May 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Sure, artificial intelligence might end up being the downfall of humanity as we know it — that is, if Elon Musk’s fears come to fruition — but for the time being it’s actually quite [...]

Water is not the same as water

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Water molecules exist in two different forms with almost identical physical properties. For the first time, researchers have succeeded in separating the two forms to show that they can exhibit different chemical reactivities. These [...]

The NanoApps Medical Inc. website is GDPR compliant

May 26th, 2018|0 Comments

This site (www.nanoappsmedical.com) is now GDPR compliant and addressing the requirements of The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679. This is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for [...]

Scientists crack code to cheap, small carbon nanotubes

May 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Imagine a box you plug into the wall that cleans your toxic air and pays you cash. That’s essentially what Vanderbilt University researchers produced after discovering the blueprint for turning the carbon dioxide [...]

World’s smallest house made using nanotechnology

May 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Scientists have assembled the world’s smallest house by using a combination of robotics and nanotechnology. The micro-house even has a door that a house mite can fit through. The house has been devised, according [...]

Quantum dot technique can track drug and gene delivery to cells

May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

With targeted drug and gene therapies, finding the target cells is only half the battle. Once these agents reach a cell’s surface, they still have to get inside and do their job. University of [...]

New nano building block takes a bow

May 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Boron nitride nanotubes are primed to become effective building blocks for next-generation composite and polymer materials based on a new discovery at Rice University – and a previous one. Scientists at known-for-nano [...]

World Leaders Have Decided: The Next Step in AI is Augmenting Humans

May 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Think that human augmentation is still decades away? Think again. This week, government leaders met with experts and innovators ahead of the World Government Summit in Dubai. Their goal? To determine the future of artificial [...]

Diamond ‘spin-off’ tech could lead to low-cost medical imaging and drug discovery tools

May 20th, 2018|0 Comments

It may sound contradictory, but diamonds are the key to a new technique that could provide a very-low-cost alternative to multimillion-dollar medical imaging and drug-discovery devices. An international team led by scientists at the [...]

Blockchain: The Future of Rewarding Creativity

May 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Geography was once the biggest hurdle to sharing talent, knowledge and creativity. In the connected world, borderless communities form quickly and innovate when people with shared interests, even in niche subjects, have a platform [...]

UNF-MSERF Houses State-of-the-Art TESCAN Biological Microscope for Cancer-Fighting Research

May 18th, 2018|0 Comments

The University of North Florida Materials Science and Engineering Research Facility (MSERF) has partnered with TESCAN, a leading manufacturer of electron and light microscopes, in the installation of one of its new Q-Phase microscopes, [...]

Acoustofluidics separates circulating tumour cells

May 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Circulating tumour cells (CTCs) are cancer cells that escape from primary tumour sites and enter the bloodstream. This metastasis is responsible for the majority of deaths from cancer. Monitoring the level of CTC levels [...]

Targeting cancer cells with sugars

May 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Globally, cancer is the second leading cause of death, also because the efficiency of chemotherapeutics is inadequate due to poor delivery to the tumor. NIM scientist Prof Olivia Merkel and her team develop targeted [...]

Tumor-like spheres help scientists discover smarter cancer drugs

May 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Cancer is a disease often driven by mutations in genes. As researchers learn more about these genes, and the proteins they code for, they are seeking smarter drugs to target them. The ultimate goal [...]

New Two-Photon Technique Could Considerably Improve Precision of Nanoscale Measurements

May 13th, 2018|0 Comments

The University of Warwick and QuantIC researchers at Heriot Watt University and the University of Glasgow performed a study in optical sensing, which could considerably enhance the precision of measuring nanoscopic structures. QuantIC is [...]

Shoebox-Sized Lab Can Diagnose Infectious Diseases from a Drop of Blood

May 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Researchers from the University of Toronto have created a shoebox-sized laboratory that can do blood testing in remote, low-resource settings, quickly determining from a drop of blood whether a person has antibodies to specific [...]

Vivid animation shows history of token sales (Initial Coin Offerings), from the early days of 2014 to their meteoric rise

May 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Many startups in the nanotechnology/ nanomedicine fields are taking the ICO route over the traditional venture capital path because of the low barriers to entry. The explosion of ICOs [...]

35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

May 8th, 2018|0 Comments

From an article by Bernard Marr, Contributor at Forbes.com: It's quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing [...]

New sensors monitor brain activity and blood flow deeper in the brain

May 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Calcium ions are ubiquitous signalling molecules in all multicellular organisms, where they mediate diverse aspects of intracellular and extracellular communication over widely varying temporal and spatial scales. Though techniques to map calcium-related activity at [...]

A new point-of-need nanodiagnostic for better healthcare

May 7th, 2018|0 Comments

The Nano4 project takes fast, reliable and low-cost molecular point of care (POC) diagnostic tools down to the nano-scale, offering better healthcare outcomes for patients. Medics working in migratory hotspots, in countries with low [...]

Deadly nanoparcel for cancer cells

May 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Most tumors contain regions of low oxygen concentration where cancer therapies based on the action of reactive oxygen species are ineffective. Now, American scientists have developed a hybrid nanomaterial that releases a free-radical-generating prodrug [...]

The 40 Most Exciting Questions in Digital Health

May 4th, 2018|0 Comments

According to Plato and Aristotle, philosophy begins in wonder. You start to question the shape of the clouds or why the ants are working in hives, the next thing you know you already contemplate [...]

Course set to overcome mismatch between lab-designed nanomaterials and nature’s complexity

April 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Cells and the machinery they encase are soft matter - shape-shifting multicomponent systems with an overwhelming richness of forms. But, these squishy packages are hard targets for potential therapeutic and diagnostic applications that exploit [...]

Enhancing light-molecule interactions via crystal lattice vibrations

April 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Researchers from CIC-nanoGUNE (San Sebastián, Spain), in collaboration with the Donostia International Physics Center (San Sebastián, Spain), Materials Physics Center (CFM, CSIC-UPV/EHU, San Sebastián, Spain) and University of Oviedo demonstrate a new way to [...]

Einstein’s ‘spooky action’ goes massive

April 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Perhaps the strangest prediction of quantum theory is entanglement, a phenomenon whereby two distant objects become intertwined in a manner that defies both classical physics and a “common-sense” understanding of reality. In 1935, Albert [...]

Lighting up DNA-based nanostructures

April 24th, 2018|0 Comments

The term ‘DNA origami’ refers to a method for the design and self-assembly of complex molecular structures with nanometer precision. The technique exploits the base-pairing interactions between single-stranded DNA molecules of known [...]

How Are Nanoparticles Used in SERS?

April 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Introduction Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) uses both roughened metal surfaces and nanoparticles in colloidal solutions to enhance the Raman signal. Recent research has also had a focus on zinc oxide nanostructures. Nanoparticles are more [...]

New Nanoscale Transistor May Pave Way for High-Performance Wearable Smart Tech

April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Researchers at The University of Manchester and Shandong University in China have developed a nanoscale transistor that will be one step closer to enabling the creation of flexible televisions, phones, and tablets as well [...]

Is Nanotechnology found in food?

April 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Recently, applications of nanotechnology are in the lime light in all the sectors including food and nutrition. Food nanotechnology is becoming new frontiers of this century. The applications of nanotechnology in food and agriculture [...]

Man-made antibodies show promise in attacking cancer cells in animal models

April 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Using chemotherapy along with aptamers – lab-made molecules that function like antibodies — researchers have shown that they can zero in on and kill prostate cancer tumours in mice while leaving healthy tissue unscathed. [...]

Frank Boehm (CEO NanoAppsMedical Inc.) interview on 21st Century Radio – April 29 8-10 pm EST

April 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Frank Boehm (CEO of NanoApps Medical, Inc.) will be interviewed by Dr. Bob Hieronimus , host of 21st Century Radio in Baltimore, Maryland on Sunday, April, 29th from 8-10 pm EST. Dr. Bob and [...]

A Drug-Resistant Strain of Typhoid Is Going to Spread, Scientists Fear

April 18th, 2018|0 Comments

One more mutation, and the strain could become untreatable. The first “extensively drug-resistant” strain of typhoid is spreading through Pakistan, leaving scientists concerned about a deadly outbreak and the rise of other drug-resistant diseases. [...]

Scientists measure the energy levels of single molecules on insulators

April 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Our understanding of single-molecule electronics has become clearer and the answer involved using a common household item – salt. Building off of a previous paper in 2009 (Science, "Measuring the Charge State of an [...]

Mimicking nanoscale natural movements with the help of DNA origami

April 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems together with researchers at the University of Heidelberg and the University of Stuttgart use a technique called DNA origami to mimic a multitude of vital [...]

Ray Kurzweil: In The 2030s, Nanobots In Our Brains Will Make Us ‘Godlike’

April 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Futurist and inventor Ray Kurzweil predicts humans are going to develop emotions and characteristics of higher complexity as a result of connecting their brains to computers. “We’re going to be funnier. We’re going [...]

Observing biological nanotransporters

April 13th, 2018|0 Comments

A research team of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) was able to describe with atomic detail how molecules are transported through biological membranes. Computer simulations and spectroscopic experiments provided insights into the work of so-called [...]

Nanoparticles for lung cancer pass next test

April 12th, 2018|0 Comments

The most common type of lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), continues to be difficult to treat, with five year survival rates of about 36 percent for stage 3A tumors. Jefferson College of [...]

Glance Technologies to Host Future of Blockchain Summit in Vancouver

April 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Glance Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: GLNNF) (CSE: GET) is pleased to announce The Future of Blockchain (glance.tech/blockchain), which is a full-day summit hosted by Glance taking place May 8th, 2018 in Vancouver BC. Blockchain, a [...]

Blockchain technology can transform healthcare: Expert

April 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Healthcare is one of the sectors that could immensely benefit from implementing block-chain technology, an expert said. Bahrain’s healthcare sector should look toward blockchain as a source of improvement in how it stores and [...]

Release of Virtual Humans film from Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)

April 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) in the framework of CompBioMed H2020 Centre of Excellence in Computational Biomedicine, led by University College London, has produced a short film showing the possibilities of using High [...]

Five important biomedical technology breakthroughs

April 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Now you can build your own low-cost 3-D bioprinter by modifying a standard commercial desktop 3-D printer for under $500 — thanks to an open-source “LVE 3-D” design developed by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) [...]

Twisting laser light offers the chance to probe the nano-scale

April 5th, 2018|0 Comments

A new method to sensitively measure the structure of molecules has been demonstrated by twisting laser light and aiming it at miniscule gold gratings to separate out wavelengths. The technique could potentially be used [...]

Single-cell mRNA cytometry via sequence-specific nanoparticle clustering and trapping

April 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a new technology for a “liquid biopsy” to identify which patients might not respond to standard therapy for prostate cancer before it is delivered. Prostate cancer [...]

The Opioid Epidemic – Addressing Pain in the 21st Century

April 4th, 2018|0 Comments

From an article published in My Authentic Life. Written by Dr. Krishnan V. Chakravarthy MD, PhD - Laboratory Head Chakravarthy Lab San Diego, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine UCSD Health and VA San [...]

Latest Nano-Positioning and Precision Motion Control Systems Display at Optics+Photonics

April 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

  Optics & Photonics is known as the premier show in North America for the latest advancements in optical engineering and applications, nanotechnology, sustainable energy, organic photonics, and astronomical instrumentation. In San [...]

Bacteria Coerced to 3D Print Nanocellulose Implants

March 31st, 2018|0 Comments

In a quest to make more realistic, safer, and personalizable tissue replacement implants, bacterial cellulose nanofibers are being looked on as a viable material. They are naturally biocompatible, biodegradable, withstand heat well, and have [...]