News tips from ACS Nano

June 09, 2008

Highlights from the American Chemical Society journal, ACS Nano, are now available on EurekAlert!. Below is a link to the May 2008 edition.

In the current issue we learn:

-- That solar cells made from solution-cast quantum dots could increase power conversion efficiencies in the infrared region of the spectrum

--About a rapid and systematic technique for evaluating the toxicity of nanomaterials in different cells and tissues

--About a method to effectively target nanoparticles for gene delivery

--That incorporating nanotubes with nanomotors made from gold and platinum can drastically increase their speed

http://www.eurekalert.org/jrnls/acs/index.php?page=nano

Journalists can arrange access of any of the articles featured in ACS Nano by sending an e-mail to newsroom@acs.org.
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ACS Nano is a monthly journal publishing comprehensive articles on all aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology, including nanomaterials and assemblies, nanodevices, nanobiotechnology, nanofabrication, and self- and directed-assembly. ACS Nano also offers thorough reviews, perspectives and commentaries on cutting-edge research, conversations with nanoscience and nanotechnology thought leaders, and discussions of topics that are important for the entire community.

The American Chemical Society - the world's largest scientific society - is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress and a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.

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