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FEFU scientists reported on toxicity of carbon and silicon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers
Nanoparticles with a wide range of applying, including medicine, damage cells of microalgae Heterosigma akashivo badly. (2018-07-18)
Gold nanoparticles to find applications in hydrogen economy
The international team of scientist of Peter the Great St. (2018-07-17)
Magnetized wire could be used to detect cancer in people, Stanford scientists report
A magnetic wire used to snag scarce and hard-to-capture tumor cells could prove to be a swift and effective tactic for early cancer detection, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. (2018-07-16)
UMBC researchers develop nanoparticles to reduce internal bleeding caused by blast trauma
Currently, there are no treatments available to address internal bleeding in the field but early intervention is key or survival and better outcomes. (2018-07-13)
Scientists create nano-size packets of genetic code aimed at brain cancer 'seed' cells
In a 'proof of concept' study, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have successfully delivered nano-size packets of genetic code called microRNAs to treat human brain tumors implanted in mice. (2018-07-12)
Electrical contact to molecules in semiconductor structures established for the first time
Electrical circuits are constantly being scaled down and extended with specific functions. (2018-07-12)
How gold nanoparticles could improve solar energy storage
Star-shaped gold nanoparticles, coated with a semiconductor, can produce hydrogen from water over four times more efficiently than other methods - opening the door to improved storage of solar energy and other advances that could boost renewable energy use and combat climate change, according to Rutgers University-New Brunswick researchers. (2018-07-12)
Researchers identify cost-cutting option in treating nail fungus with nanotechnology
Adam Friedman, M.D., professor of dermatology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and his team investigated the use of nanotechnology to improve efinaconazole treatment and make it more cost effective. (2018-07-11)
Detecting esophageal cancer cells
Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington's College of Nursing and Health Innovation have developed a new nanoparticle-based platform for simultaneous imaging and treatment of esophageal cancer. (2018-07-05)
A ruthenium-based catalyst with highly active, flat surfaces outperforms metal-based competitors
Scientists in Japan and India have developed a reusable, high-performance catalyst based on flat-shaped ruthenium nanoparticles (Ru-NP) for the production of valuable chemicals. (2018-07-02)
New testing finds synergistic combination leads to toxicity in nanomaterials
A new study finds reason for caution -- a clear emergence of toxicity -- in nanomaterial product formulations, but it also provides an early testing technique that could help the industry continue to move forward. (2018-06-28)
Finding the right balance for catalysts in the hydrogen evolution reaction
A collaboration led by the University of Tsukuba optimized the balance between the catalytic activity in hydrogen generation and stability of metal nanoparticles coated with different numbers of graphene layers. (2018-06-27)
Beer. Soup. Barley's next great use? A medical imaging drink
Roasted barley, when struck by a common laser beam, can illuminate the throat and the gastrointestinal track. (2018-06-27)
Research on cancer-frying nanoparticles heats up
Need to kill tumors? Just add heat. That's the promise of heated magnetic nanoparticles, a futuristic-sounding technology that could one day be used to fry and eradicate cancer cells without harming healthy tissue elsewhere in the body. (2018-06-26)
New catalyst upgrades carbon dioxide to fuels found by USTC
A research team led by professors University of Science and Technology of China and University of Toronto uncovered a catalysis strategy intermediates during CO2 electrochemical reduction reaction. (2018-06-25)
Russian and Korean scientists developed effective and cheap sound-absorbing nanofoam
The breakthrough material reduces a noise level by 100 percent more efficient comparing to standard analogs, cutting the level of noise transmission by 20-22 dB. (2018-06-25)
Nanomaterials could mean more algae outbreaks for wetlands, waterways
The last 10 years have seen a surge in the use of tiny substances called nanomaterials in agrochemicals like pesticides and fungicides. (2018-06-25)
'Workhorse' lithium battery could be more powerful thanks to new design
Cornell University chemical engineering professor Lynden Archer believes there needs to be a battery technology 'revolution' -- and thinks that his lab has fired one of the first shots. (2018-06-25)
Lipid-based nanoparticles enable improved therapy for cystic fibrosis patients
Researchers are working on a nanotechnology-based treatment that holds great promise for improving the lives of cystic fibrosis patients. (2018-06-22)
Chameleon-inspired nanolaser changes colors
Chameleons change color by controlling the spacing among nanocrystals on their skin. (2018-06-20)
Using gold nanoparticles to trigger sequential unfolding of 3D structures
Researchers have developed a technique that takes advantage of gold nanoparticles to trigger the sequential unfolding of three-dimensional structures using different wavelengths of light. (2018-06-18)
Scientists create continuously emitting microlasers with nanoparticle-coated beads
Researchers have found a way to convert nanoparticle-coated microscopic beads into lasers smaller than red blood cells. (2018-06-18)
Plants open their pores and scientists strike gold
Plants containing the element gold are already widely known. The flowering perennial plant alfafa, for example, has been cultivated by scientists to contain pure gold in its plant tissue. (2018-06-14)
A sprinkle of platinum nanoparticles onto graphene makes brain probes more sensitive
Graphene electrodes could enable higher quality brain imaging thanks to new research by a team of engineers and neuroscientists at UC San Diego. (2018-06-14)
Camouflaged nanoparticles used to deliver killer protein to cancer
A biomimetic nanosystem can deliver therapeutic proteins to selectively target cancerous tumors, according to a team of Penn State researchers. (2018-06-14)
Attacking bacteria with shark skin-inspired surfaces
Sharks are often the subject of TV specials or news stories focusing on their attacks on humans. (2018-06-13)
Turbocharge for lithium batteries
A team of material researchers from Juelich, Munich, and Prague has succeeded in producing a composite material that is particularly suited for electrodes in lithium batteries. (2018-06-11)
Army scientists have a blast with aluminum nanoparticles
Army scientists proved a decades-old prediction that mixing TNT and novel aluminum nanoparticles can significantly enhance energetic performance. (2018-06-11)
Double-layered porous nanotubes with spatially separated photoredox surfaces
Solar energy conversion of water into H2 through photocatalysis is envisaged to be an attractive approach for developing clear energy. (2018-06-06)
Targeting strategy may open door to better cancer drug delivery
Bioengineers may be able to use the unique mechanical properties of diseased cells, such as metastatic cancer cells, to help improve delivery of drug treatments to the targeted cells, according to a team of researchers at Penn State. (2018-06-06)
A major step towards individualized cancer therapy
Fuyuhiko Tamanoi of Kyoto University's Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) and colleagues in the US succeeded in establishing a versatile, powerful and convenient model to analyze human cancer. (2018-06-04)
New nanoparticles help to detect serious scarring of wounds
A new way of seeing when heavy wound scars are forming, and providing doctors the chance to intervene, has been developed by scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Northwestern University in the United States. (2018-06-04)
Density gradient ultracentrifugation for colloidal nanostructures separation and investigation
Density gradient ultracentrifugation (DGUC), as an efficient way of sorting colloidal nanoparticles, can realize the separation according to their differences in chemistry, structure, size and/or morphology. (2018-06-04)
AI for nanoparticles
MIT researchers have used a computational neural network, a form of artificial intelligence, to 'learn' how a nanoparticle's structure affects the way it scatters light, based on thousands of examples. (2018-06-01)
Nanoplastics accumulate in marine organisms and may pose harm to aquatic food chains
A research team from the National University of Singapore discovered that nanoplastics can accumulate in marine organisms over time. (2018-05-31)
Tiny particles could help fight brain cancer
MIT researchers have now devised a new drug-delivering nanoparticle that could offer a better way to treat glioblastoma. (2018-05-24)
Valves for tiny particles
Newly-developed nanovalves allow the flow of individual nanoparticles in liquids to be controlled in tiny channels. (2018-05-23)
Making massive leaps in electronics at nano-scale
By chemically attaching nano-particles of the rare earth element, gadolinium, to carbon nanotubes, the researchers have found that the electrical conductivity in the nanotubes can be increased by incorporating the spin properties of the gadolinium which arises from its magnetic nature. (2018-05-23)
Preserving a painter's legacy with nanomaterials
Paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso and Johannes Vermeer have been delighting art lovers for years. (2018-05-23)
New portable malaria screening instrument developed
According to the World Health Organization, over 216 million people were infected with malaria in 2016, and 445,000 individuals died from the disease. (2018-05-23)
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