Tag Archives: Small

Big Family, Small Risk of Cancer

Did you grow up in a large family with several siblings? You may remember a lot of chaos, jockeying for your parents’ attention, and complaints about wearing hand-me-downs, but there was probably a lot of love and companionship as well. While that somewhat crowded upbringing might have taught you some questionable life skills—such as eating… Read More »

Electronic Synthetic Cells Small Enough for Injections

October 29th, 2018 Editors Materials, Nanomedicine If injectable autonomous robots are to be used in medicine, they must be tiny and capable of being manufactured by the million. They must also have some kind of electronics inside for diagnostic or therapeutic capabilities. Researches at MIT have developed a method for producing so-called “syncells,” or synthetic… Read More »