Nanoparticles to Cure Cancer a Reality

A promising new cancer treatment that may one day replace radiation and chemotherapy is edging closer to human trials. Kanzius RF therapy attaches microscopic nanoparticles to cancer cells and then “cooks” tumors inside the body with harmless radio waves. Based on technology developed by Pennsylvania inventor John Kanzius, a retired radio and TV engineer, the

Alzheimer’s Disease – A Quest for a Cure

Alzheimer’s Disease, the most prominent cause of dementia, is fast becoming one of the leading causes of death internationally and its occurrence is experiencing a dramatic increase. In addition to the tragic and debilitating toll on human life, it typically involves a slow and devastating deterioration of cognitive functions in its victims. This also impacts

Inflatable Exoskeleton Opens New Possibilities for Paralyzed

This cute, brightly colored inflatable exoskeleton prototype runs on compressed air and looks more like high-end ski gear than an assistive device: