“The nanotech behind this is the mRNA in vaccines. That’s what goes into your blood and gets your cells to form immunity to COVID-19,” she added.
Moreover, nanotechnology holds promise in fields like medicine, energy, and sustainability. Nanomedicine explores targeted drug delivery and diagnostic capabilities using nanorobots or multifunctional nanoparticles.
There’s a lot of research looking into space. Unsurprisingly, aerospace and defence. Both of those are really keen on nanotechnology, looking for things like stronger, lighter materials.”
Introducing The Science Briefing: a podcast about the science of everything and your new go-to podcast for your snapshot of science news. Hosted by Dr Sophie Calabretto and featuring journalists from Cosmos Magazine. Hear it on the LiSTNR app now.