Nanotechnology ("nanotech") is the manipulation of matter on an atomic, molecular, and supramolecular scale.

How can nanotechnology solve the organ donation shortage?

The world is facing a growing crisis as the number of patients on organ donation waiting lists far outpaces the number of adequate organs available for transplantation. Increased vital organ failure in the aging population of the West, twinned with rapidly improving posttransplantation survival rates have served to compound this issue. For example in the…