May 29, 2008

Scaffolding for spinal cord regrowth

Technology Review: Nanofibers Heal Spinal Cords
I find that there is a lot of push in the medical field around nanotech. Kinda makes one feel that nanotech must go full speed ahead, despite potential problems.

Nano fix:
An electron-microscope image showsthe matrix of cylindrical nanofibers that self-assemble from engineered biological molecules in a solution.
Credit: Journal of Neuroscience

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