Nano-magnets offer possibilities to cleanse the blood

This article in the MIT Technology review discusses antibodies (or potentially chelating substances?) coating nano-magnets that would then collect harmful substances from the blood and then magnetically removed themselves by a dialysis machine.

If they can make it remove fat molecules, they will have a billion dollar winner here!


About Paul Vebber

"If you read about something, you have learned about it. If you can teach something, you have mastered it. Designing a useful game about something however, requires developing a deep understanding of how it relates to other things."

Posted on December 4, 2011, in Cool Stuff and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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