Tae-Hyun Shin and Jinwoo Cheon*
Center for Nanomedicine, Institute for Basic Science (IBS), Seoul 03722, Korea
Yonsei-IBS Institute, Yonsei University, Seoul 03722, Korea
Department of Chemistry, Yonsei University, Seoul 03722, Korea
Developing innovative tools that facilitate the understanding of sophisticated biological systems has been one of the Holy Grails in the physical and biological sciences. In this Commentary, we discuss recent advances, opportunities, and challenges in the use of nanomaterials as a precision tool for biology and medicine.