One of the first popular mentions of nanotechnology was the 1989 Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “Evolution” in which self-aware, nano-scale robots take over the Enterprise.
Though nothing on such a grand scale is lurking around today, nanotechnology – on a rudimentary level – is on the verge of coming into wide use.
Industry journals estimate that in the medical world alone, there are more than 150 nanotech-based drugs and delivery systems in development.
So what will (or could) nano-scale constructions mean for health-care in the next few years? Continue reading “Future Effects of Nanotech on Health Care”