Came across this article (below and link) a few days about regarding nanogels that can secrete insulin…I know we’ve moved on…but the concept can definitely apply to other areas as well…
Nanotechnology could help fight diabetes
Injectable nanogel can monitor blood-sugar levels and secrete insulin when needed.
Anne Trafton, MIT News Office May 16, 2013
Injectable nanoparticles developed at MIT may someday eliminate the need for patients with Type 1 diabetes to constantly monitor their blood-sugar levels and inject themselves with insulin….READ and COMMENT MORE on Andre’s blog: http://blogs.lt.vt.edu/medicalmarvels/