Boston, MA (Scicasts) – Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard have developed a novel biomimetic strategy that delivers life-saving nanotherapeutics directly to obstructed blood vessels, dissolving blood clots before they cause serious damage or even death. [video]
Zurich Financial Services Group focuses on Nanotechnology in its latest issue of Industry Insight, its online consumer magazine. It defines nanotechnology as the methods of manipulating atoms and molecules to create new structures at scales measured in billionths of a metre. This issue of Industry Insight provides an overview of nanotechnology today – its enormous commercial potential, the unique risk challenges nanotechnology poses, the regulatory environment for nanotechnology, and a look at what Zurich is doing to help its customers understand and manage the potential risk.