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Nanotechnology for Health

Innovative Designs for Medical Diagnosis

This course is designed for anyone with an interest in nanotechnology or medicine. Some of the technical sections of the course require undergraduate-level mathematics and physics, but these sections are not required to understand the main part of the course. You can use the hashtag #FLnanoHealth to talk about this course on social media.

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  • Introduction to the technology and science of nanotechnology.
  • The relation between nanotechnology and medical applications.
  • The impact and possible consequences of new techniques for ethical questions and societal behaviour.
  • Introduction to the underlying science and technology of nanotechnology developments and of the techniques used to produce devices that use nanotechnology.
  • Nano and breath: Electronic nose; Nano and blood: Lab-on-a-chip; Nano and urine: Cancer detection.
  • Example cases where new technology is not an independent development but arises from societal questions, and in turn also creates new societal and ethical questions.

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Length 4 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Mar 11 (last week)
Cost $74
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Instructors Martin Bennink, Evert Houwman, Loes Segerink, Moritz Nunnenkamp, Jan Eijkel, Ruud Steenwelle, Erik Koffijberg, Marianne Boenink, Roy Kolkman
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Subjects Programming
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Rating Not enough ratings
Length 4 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Mar 11 (last week)
Cost $74
From University of Twente via FutureLearn
Instructors Martin Bennink, Evert Houwman, Loes Segerink, Moritz Nunnenkamp, Jan Eijkel, Ruud Steenwelle, Erik Koffijberg, Marianne Boenink, Roy Kolkman
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Programming
Tags C Health & Psychology

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