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Special Forces Test Hummingbird-Size Drone | Drones

Special Forces Test Hummingbird-Size Drone | Drones | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it

One tiny scout for now, one big question for the future.


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Un prototype de prothèse oculaire capable de régler définitivement les problèmes de vue

Un prototype de prothèse oculaire capable de régler définitivement les problèmes de vue | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it

Un spécialiste de la vue de Colombie Britannique déclare avoir élaboré une prothèse oculaire permettant d'en finir définitivement avec les problèmes de vue.

Une vue parfaite à vie, sans avoir à porter de lunettes ou de lentilles de contacts ? Le docteur Garth Webb déclare avoir la solution. Cet optométriste canadien, fondateur et PDG d'Ocumetics Technology, travaille depuis 8 ans sur un appareil baptisé « Ocumetics Bionic Lens ». Une sorte de prothèse bionique qui ressemble à une lentille de contact à greffer sur l'œil via une procédure médicale « indolore » d'environ 8 minutes proche d'une opération de la cataracte selon Webb. La prothèse est destinée à être directement injectée dans l'œil grâce à une seringue remplie de solution saline.

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Un spécialiste de la vue de Colombie Britannique déclare avoir élaboré une prothèse oculaire permettant d'en finir définitivement avec les problèmes de vue.

Une vue parfaite à vie, sans avoir à porter de lunettes ou de lentilles de contacts ? Le docteur Garth Webb déclare avoir la solution. Cet optométriste canadien, fondateur et PDG d'Ocumetics Technology, travaille depuis 8 ans sur un appareil baptisé « Ocumetics Bionic Lens ». Une sorte de prothèse bionique qui ressemble à une lentille de contact à greffer sur l'œil via une procédure médicale « indolore » d'environ 8 minutes proche d'une opération de la cataracte selon Webb. La prothèse est destinée à être directement injectée dans l'œil grâce à une seringue remplie de solution saline.

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Google Photos: Unbegrenzter Speicherplatz für Fotos und Videos

Google Photos: Unbegrenzter Speicherplatz für Fotos und Videos | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
Googles Photodienst soll das gesamte Leben seiner Benutzer speichern und organisieren - mit Hilfe einer neuen App und viel künstlicher Intelligenz auf den Servern.
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Googles Photodienst soll das gesamte Leben seiner Benutzer speichern und organisieren - mit Hilfe einer neuen App und viel künstlicher Intelligenz auf den Servern.


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Drohne mit Selbstentfaltung

Drohne mit Selbstentfaltung | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
Inspiriert von Origami haben Forscher der ETH-Lausanne eine Drohne gebaut, die sich selbst entfaltet und davonfliegt.




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Inspiriert von Origami haben Forscher der ETH-Lausanne eine Drohne gebaut, die sich selbst entfaltet und davonfliegt.


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Out of our dreams and into our arms – scientists develop improved method for producing graphene

Out of our dreams and into our arms – scientists develop improved method for producing graphene | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
Scientists have cooked up a new method for continuous production of graphene -- a process that could finally bring the exotic material out of the lab and into all the high-flying commercial applications we've been dreaming about for the past few years.


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Scientists have cooked up a new method for continuous production of graphene -- a process that could finally bring the exotic material out of the lab and into all the high-flying commercial applications we've been dreaming about for the past few years.


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The Air Force Can Use an Electromagnetic Pulse to Kill Enemy Computers

The Air Force Can Use an Electromagnetic Pulse to Kill Enemy Computers | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
One of the US Air Force’s most high-tech weapons is a tool that can’t hurt people — but it kills electronic devices.
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One of the US Air Force’s most high-tech weapons is a tool that can’t hurt people — but it kills electronic devices.


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Neuer Google Foto-Dienst startet im Mai 2015

Neuer Google Foto-Dienst startet im Mai 2015 | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
Google interessiert sich schon lange für Foto-Dienste: So wurde etwa in Google+ eine Foto-Community integriert. Nun soll Google sogar einen eigenen, ausgelagerten Foto-Dienst planen.
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Google interessiert sich schon lange für Foto-Dienste: So wurde etwa in Google+ eine Foto-Community integriert. Nun soll Google sogar einen eigenen, ausgelagerten Foto-Dienst planen.


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C.H.I.P. — the super tiny computer that only costs $9 | Coding | MakerED

C.H.I.P. — the super tiny computer that only costs $9 | Coding | MakerED | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
C.H.I.P. is the world's first $9 computer.
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C.H.I.P. is the world's first $9 computer.

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Mega65 soll Nachfolger des C64 werden | Nostalgie

Mega65 soll Nachfolger des C64 werden | Nostalgie | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
Der Mega65 soll die Nachfolge des Commodore C64 antreten. Abwärts- kompatibel zu dessen Software. Kein Scherz.
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Der Mega65 soll die Nachfolge des Commodore C64 antreten. Abwärts- kompatibel zu dessen Software. Kein Scherz.


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This Chevrolet FNR concept car is science fiction made real | ExtremeTech

This Chevrolet FNR concept car is science fiction made real | ExtremeTech | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
GM just took the wraps off the Chevrolet FNR, the automaker's autonomous electric vehicle concept, and it looks like a Hot Wheels car designed for The Matrix.
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GM just took the wraps off the Chevrolet FNR, the automaker's autonomous electric vehicle concept, and it looks like a Hot Wheels car designed for The Matrix.

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France’s National Assembly just voted for the legalization of Edward Snowden-style whistleblowing

France’s National Assembly just voted for the legalization of Edward Snowden-style whistleblowing | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it

If American whistleblower Edward Snowden were French, he would have had a good chance of remaining a free man — despite having leaked thousands of classified intelligence documents.


Whereas both Democratic and Republican U.S. lawmakers have repeatedly emphasized that Snowden and other similar whistleblowers should face punishment, French members of parliament took the oppositestance Thursday. The French National Assembly passed an amendment that legalizes the leak of information by intelligence employees if they want to expose an abuse of power by their own authorities.


"The Snowden case has demonstrated the need to create conditions so that agents can denounce abuses by the intelligence services," Jean-Jacques Urvoas, the amendment's author, was quoted as saying by French radio station France Inter.

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If American whistleblower Edward Snowden were French, he would have had a good chance of remaining a free man — despite having leaked thousands of classified intelligence documents.


Whereas both Democratic and Republican U.S. lawmakers have repeatedly emphasized that Snowden and other similar whistleblowers should face punishment, French members of parliament took the oppositestance Thursday. The French National Assembly passed an amendment that legalizes the leak of information by intelligence employees if they want to expose an abuse of power by their own authorities.


"The Snowden case has demonstrated the need to create conditions so that agents can denounce abuses by the intelligence services," Jean-Jacques Urvoas, the amendment's author, was quoted as saying by French radio station France Inter.


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Apple buys LinX and its thin, multi-sensor camera tech | Acquisitions

Apple buys LinX and its thin, multi-sensor camera tech | Acquisitions | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
Apple reportedly bought its second camera sensor company in as many years, bolstering the camera potential for future iPhones.


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Apple reportedly bought its second camera sensor company in as many years, bolstering the camera potential for future iPhones.


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Infektionen: Wie Bakterien im Krankenhaus wandern | Research | Health

Infektionen: Wie Bakterien im Krankenhaus wandern | Research | Health | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
Wie breiten sich multiresistente Bakterien in Krankenhäusern aus? Forscher haben die Infektionswege mithilfe kleiner Sensoren aufgeklärt, die Patienten und medizinisches Personal über Monate tragen mussten.
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Wie breiten sich multiresistente Bakterien in Krankenhäusern aus? Forscher haben die Infektionswege mithilfe kleiner Sensoren aufgeklärt, die Patienten und medizinisches Personal über Monate tragen mussten.


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Watch This Terrifying Cheetah Robot Jump Over Hurdles | Robotics

Watch This Terrifying Cheetah Robot Jump Over Hurdles | Robotics | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
WHEN YOU COMBINE robots and cheetahs with military funding, you’re bound to end up with something incredible. Robotics engineers from MIT have spent over five years developing a battery-powered quadruped robot capable of running as fast as a human being. And now they’ve trained that robot to jump over hurdles—autonomously.

In a video released today, the team from MIT shows off their DARPA-funded, four-legged harbinger of terror approaching and clearing obstacles up to 18 inches tall while maintaing an average speed of 5 mph. The 70-lb robot (roughly the same weight as a female cheetah) estimates the height, size, and distance of objects in its path, and adjusts its approach to prepare a jump and safe landing—all without slowing down.


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WHEN YOU COMBINE robots and cheetahs with military funding, you’re bound to end up with something incredible. Robotics engineers from MIT have spent over five years developing a battery-powered quadruped robot capable of running as fast as a human being. And now they’ve trained that robot to jump over hurdles—autonomously.

In a video released today, the team from MIT shows off their DARPA-funded, four-legged harbinger of terror approaching and clearing obstacles up to 18 inches tall while maintaing an average speed of 5 mph. The 70-lb robot (roughly the same weight as a female cheetah) estimates the height, size, and distance of objects in its path, and adjusts its approach to prepare a jump and safe landing—all without slowing down.


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Google unveils Project Soli, a radar-based wearable to control anything

Google unveils Project Soli, a radar-based wearable to control anything | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
Leading into Google I/O, one session caught everyone’s attention. Google ATAP — the company’s skunkworks division tasked with creating cool new things we’ll all actually use — teased their session with talk of a new wearable that would “literally” blow our socks off.

Project Soli is that wearable, but it’s not the wearable you might think it is. It’s not a watch; it’s you.

Google ATAP knows your hand is the best method you have for interaction with devices, but not everything is a device. Project Soli wants to make your hands and fingers the only user interface you’ll ever need.
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Leading into Google I/O, one session caught everyone’s attention. Google ATAP — the company’s skunkworks division tasked with creating cool new things we’ll all actually use — teased their session with talk of a new wearable that would “literally” blow our socks off.

Project Soli is that wearable, but it’s not the wearable you might think it is. It’s not a watch; it’s you.

Google ATAP knows your hand is the best method you have for interaction with devices, but not everything is a device. Project Soli wants to make your hands and fingers the only user interface you’ll ever need.


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Waffensystem: Darpa testet Laserkanone

Waffensystem: Darpa testet Laserkanone | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it

Das klingt jetzt endgültig nach Star Wars: Die Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (Darpa), die Forschungsagentur des US-Verteidigungsministeriums, lässt Laserwaffen entwickeln, mit denen Flugzeuge ausgestattet werden sollen. Das US-Militär sagt, die Laserwaffen machten Fortschritte. Kritiker zweifeln jedoch an den Erfolgsberichten.


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Flugzeuge mit Laserkanonen: Die Darpa, die Forschungsagentur des US-Verteidigungsministeriums, testet eine Laserwaffe, mit der Flugzeuge Bodenziele bekämpfen sollen. Ein US-Experte bezweifelt indes...


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Google, GoPro bring virtual reality to the masses with Jump | Video

Google, GoPro bring virtual reality to the masses with Jump | Video | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it

Google's big news from its developers conference this week is Jump, part of a series of upgrades to its for-the-masses virtual reality project, Cardboard.

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Google's big news from its developers conference this week is Jump, part of a series of upgrades to its for-the-masses virtual reality project, Cardboard.


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This pizza box doubles as a movie projector | Video

This pizza box doubles as a movie projector | Video | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
Movie-and-pizza night usually means having to retreat to the TV in the living room, but not if you live in Hong Kong. Ad firm Ogilvy & Mather HK hasbuilt the Pizza HutBlockbuster Box, a pizza box that turns into a projector at the drop of a hat. All you do is pluck a lens out of the protective stand, mount it in the side of the box and use your smartphone (conveniently perched on the stand) as the video source -- any video that plays on your phone suddenly becomes room-sized.


There's no mention of whether or not this cardboard theater will reach other countries, but it's hard to imagine this concept being limited to one city for very long. 


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Movie-and-pizza night usually means having to retreat to the TV in the living room, but not if you live in Hong Kong. Ad firm Ogilvy & Mather HK has built the Pizza HutBlockbuster Box, a pizza box that turns into a projector at the drop of a hat. All you do is pluck a lens out of the protective stand, mount it in the side of the box and use your smartphone (conveniently perched on the stand) as the video source -- any video that plays on your phone suddenly becomes room-sized.


There's no mention of whether or not this cardboard theater will reach other countries, but it's hard to imagine this concept being limited to one city for very long.


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Google Phantom Update sorgt für Chaos | SEO | eSkills

Google Phantom Update sorgt für Chaos | SEO | eSkills | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
Anfang Mai rollte Google sein Phantom Update aus. Eine transparente Darstellung der Änderungen am Core-Algorithmus gibt es nicht, Seiten gewinnen oder verlieren scheinbar wahllos an Sichtbarkeit.
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Anfang Mai rollte Google sein Phantom Update aus. Eine transparente Darstellung der Änderungen am Core-Algorithmus gibt es nicht, Seiten gewinnen oder verlieren scheinbar wahllos an Sichtbarkeit.


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9-Dollar-Mini-Computer stärker als der Raspberry Pi | MakerEd | Coding

9-Dollar-Mini-Computer stärker als der Raspberry Pi | MakerEd | Coding | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
Der Einplatinen-Computer der Firma Next Thing Co. ist kleiner als eine Scheckkarte, stärker als der Pi und das für nur 9 US-Dollar.
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Der Einplatinen-Computer der Firma Next Thing Co. ist kleiner als eine Scheckkarte, stärker als der Pi und das für nur 9 US-Dollar.


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MEGA65: PC-Klassiker C64 bekommt Nachfolger

MEGA65: PC-Klassiker C64 bekommt Nachfolger | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
Der C64 war ein Mega-Erfolg, sein Nachfolger C65 jedoch eine Totgeburt. Nun soll mit dem MEGA65 der Nachfolger des beliebtesten Heimcomputers doch noch erscheinen.
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Der C64 war ein Mega-Erfolg, sein Nachfolger C65 jedoch eine Totgeburt. Nun soll mit dem MEGA65 der Nachfolger des beliebtesten Heimcomputers doch noch erscheinen.


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Han, Ultra-realistic Android, Can Smile, Frown, Wink And More... | Robotics

euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-tech experts. Subscribe for your dose of space and sci-tech: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...


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Des missiles à la cybersécurité: l’Américain Raytheon prend le contrôle de Websense | Acquisitions

Des missiles à la cybersécurité: l’Américain Raytheon prend le contrôle de Websense | Acquisitions | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
La société californienne d'aérospatiale et de défense Raytheon se renforce sur la cybersécurité. Elle vient de débourser 1,9 milliard de dollars pour acquérir Websense, a indiqué l'agence Reuters samedi 18 avril, citant des sources proches du dossier et confirmant une information du site spécialisé dans la high-tech CRN. Websense, spécialisée dans la sécurité des réseaux informatiques, appartenait précédemment au fonds de capital-investissement Vista Equity Partners. Ce fonds conserve toutefois 20% du capital. « Raytheon paie l’équivalent de plus de quatre à cinq fois le chiffre d’affaires annuel de Websense » a précisé le Wall Street Journal ce lundi.

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La société californienne d'aérospatiale et de défense Raytheon se renforce sur la cybersécurité. Elle vient de débourser 1,9 milliard de dollars pour acquérir Websense, a indiqué l'agence Reuters samedi 18 avril, citant des sources proches du dossier et confirmant une information du site spécialisé dans la high-tech CRN. Websense, spécialisée dans la sécurité des réseaux informatiques, appartenait précédemment au fonds de capital-investissement Vista Equity Partners. Ce fonds conserve toutefois 20% du capital. « Raytheon paie l’équivalent de plus de quatre à cinq fois le chiffre d’affaires annuel de Websense » a précisé le Wall Street Journal ce lundi.

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An electronic micropump to deliver treatments deep within the brain | Nano

An electronic micropump to deliver treatments deep within the brain | Nano | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
Nanowerk is the leading nanotechnology portal, committed to educate, inform and inspire about nanotechnologies, nanosciences, and other emerging technologies


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Nanowerk is the leading nanotechnology portal, committed to educate, inform and inspire about nanotechnologies, nanosciences, and other emerging technologies


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Gust, thanks. Great find
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Controlling Epileptiform Activity with Organic Electronic Ion PumpsAuthorsAdam Williamson, Jonathan Rivnay, Loïg Kergoat, Amanda Jonsson, Sahika Inal, Ilke Uguz, Marc Ferro, Anton Ivanov, Theresia Arbring Sjöström, Daniel T. Simon, Magnus Berggren, George G. Malliaras, Christophe Bernard First published: 11 April 2015Full publication historyDOI: 10.1002/adma.201500482View/save citationCited by: 0 articles Check for new citationsFunding InformationAbstract

In treating epilepsy, the ideal solution is to act at a seizure's onset, but only in the affected regions of the brain. Here, an organic electronic ion pump is demonstrated, which directly delivers on-demand pure molecules to specific brain regions. State-of-the-art organic devices and classical pharmacology are combined to control pathological activity in vitro, and the results are verified with electrophysiological recordings.

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Nanorobotic agents open the blood-brain barrier, offering hope for new brain treatments

Nanorobotic agents open the blood-brain barrier, offering hope for new brain treatments | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
(Nanowerk News) Magnetic nanoparticles can open the blood-brain barrier and deliver molecules directly to the brain, say researchers from the University of Montreal, Polytechnique Montréal, and CHU Sainte-Justine ("Remote control of the permeability of the blood–brain barrier by magnetic heating of nanoparticles: A proof of concept for brain drug delivery"). This barrier runs inside almost all vessels in the brain and protects it from elements circulating in the blood that may be toxic to the brain.


The research is important as currently 98% of therapeutic molecules are also unable to cross the blood-brain barrier.
“The barrier is temporary opened at a desired location for approximately 2 hours by a small elevation of the temperature generated by the nanoparticles when exposed to a radio-frequency field,” explained first author and co-inventor Seyed Nasrollah Tabatabaei. “Our tests revealed that this technique is not associated with any inflammation of the brain.


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(Nanowerk News) Magnetic nanoparticles can open the blood-brain barrier and deliver molecules directly to the brain, say researchers from the University of Montreal, Polytechnique Montréal, and CHU Sainte-Justine ("Remote control of the permeability of the blood–brain barrier by magnetic heating of nanoparticles: A proof of concept for brain drug delivery"). This barrier runs inside almost all vessels in the brain and protects it from elements circulating in the blood that may be toxic to the brain.


The research is important as currently 98% of therapeutic molecules are also unable to cross the blood-brain barrier.
“The barrier is temporary opened at a desired location for approximately 2 hours by a small elevation of the temperature generated by the nanoparticles when exposed to a radio-frequency field,” explained first author and co-inventor Seyed Nasrollah Tabatabaei. “Our tests revealed that this technique is not associated with any inflammation of the brain.


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Delivering drugs into the brain

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Nanotechnology shows that we are able to be much more precise with our health and robotics applications. While previous iterations of this technology would result in problematic side-effects, the risk could be reduced or even entirely eliminated with this newer technology