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Shot could remove side effects from late-stage head and neck cancer therapy
A new chemoradiotherapy formulation could kill head and neck cancer cells more effectively -- without the side effects. (2019-06-25)
Electron-behaving nanoparticles rock current understanding of matter
Northwestern University researchers have made a strange and startling discovery that nanoparticles engineered with DNA in colloidal crystals -- when extremely small -- behave just like electrons. (2019-06-20)
Researchers find cause of rare, fatal disease that turns babies' lips and skin blue
Scientists used a gene editing method called CRISPR/Cas9 to generate mice that faithfully mimic a fatal respiratory disorder in newborn infants that turns their lips and skin blue. (2019-06-19)
High reaction rates even without precious metals
Non-precious metal nanoparticles could one day replace expensive catalysts for hydrogen production. (2019-06-19)
Innovative technique uses sensory nanoparticles to detect disease
Like dipping a donut hole in powdered sugar, nanoparticles collect a unique coating of proteins from the blood. (2019-06-17)
Gold for iron nanocubes
Hybrid Au/Fe nanoparticles can grow in an unprecedentedly complex structure with a single-step fabrication method. (2019-06-17)
Researchers from IKBFU study nanoparticles synthesized by method of electric explosion
Physicists from the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University conduct a study on nanomaterials that have been synthesized by the method of the electric explosion. (2019-06-17)
University of Konstanz researchers create uniform-shape polymer nanocrystals
Researchers from the University of Konstanz's Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) 1214 'Anisotropic Particles as Building Blocks: Tailoring Shape, Interactions and Structures' successfully generate uniform-shape nanocrystals using direct polymerization (2019-06-13)
Research reveals liquid gold on the nanoscale
Swansea University researchers have discovered what liquid gold looks like on the nanoscale - and in doing so have mapped the way in which nanoparticles melt, which is relevant to the manufacturing and performance of nanotech devices such as bio-sensors, nanochips , gas sensors, and catalysts. (2019-06-13)
Trailblazing findings on the properties of daguerreotypes discovered by The Met and UNM
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) and The University of New Mexico (UNM) today announced the groundbreaking findings of a two-year study of the plasmonic properties of daguerreotypes. (2019-06-10)
A bubbly new way to detect the magnetic fields of nanometer-scale particles
The method provides manufacturers with a practical way to measure and improve their control of the properties of magnetic nanoparticles for a host of medical and environmental applications. (2019-06-10)
One-two-punch catalysts trapping CO2 for cleaner fuels
DGIST researchers are getting closer to developing a material that delivers a one-two punch: recycling atmospheric carbon dioxide for the production of cleaner hydrocarbon fuels. (2019-06-07)
Understanding the (ultra-small) structure of silicon nanocrystals
New research provides insight into the structure of silicon nanocrystals, a substance that promises to provide efficient lithium ion batteries that power your phone to medical imaging on the nanoscale. (2019-06-06)
Chemists could make 'smart glass' smarter by manipulating it at the nanoscale
Colorado State University chemists have devised a potentially major improvement to both the speed and durability of smart glass by providing a better understanding of how the glass works at the nanoscale. (2019-06-04)
UTA researcher uses nanoparticles stimulated by microwaves to combat cancer
A physicist at The University of Texas at Arlington has proposed a new concept for treating cancer cells, further advancing the University's status as a leader in health and the human condition. (2019-06-04)
Texas A&M research team develops bioinks to print therapeutics in 3D
A team of researchers at Texas A&M University has developed an innovative way to print therapeutics in 3D for regenerative medicine. (2019-06-03)
Coat of proteins makes viruses more infectious and links them to Alzheimer's disease
New research from Stockholm University and Karolinska Institutet shows that viruses interact with proteins in the biological fluids of their host which results in a layer of proteins on the viral surface. (2019-05-27)
Could gold be the key to making gene therapy for HIV, blood disorders more accessible?
Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center took a step toward making gene therapy more practical by simplifying the way gene-editing instructions are delivered to cells. (2019-05-27)
New data on ultrafast electron photoemission from metallic nanostructures obtained
Metallic nanoparticle ensembles are capable of emitting short bunches of electrons when irradiated by powerful laser pulses of femtosecond (1 fs = 10-15 s) duration. (2019-05-22)
Good vibrations: Using piezoelectricity to ensure hydrogen sensor sensitivity
Researchers at Osaka University developed a new method that uses piezoelectric resonance to improve the manufacture of highly sensitive hydrogen sensors. (2019-05-22)
Artificial photosynthesis transforms carbon dioxide into liquefiable fuels
Chemists at the University of Illinois have successfully produced fuels using water, carbon dioxide and visible light through artificial photosynthesis. (2019-05-22)
How plant viruses can be used to ward off pests and keep plants healthy
Imagine a technology that could target pesticides to treat specific spots deep within the soil, making them more effective at controlling infestations while limiting their toxicity to the environment. (2019-05-20)
Nanoscale sculpturing leads to unusual packing of nanocubes
Brookhaven and Columbia scientists found that cubic nanoparticles surrounded by thick DNA shells pack in a never-before-seen 'zigzag' pattern. (2019-05-17)
Applying precious metal catalysts economically
Researchers have developed a new method of using rare and expensive catalysts as sparingly as possible. (2019-05-15)
Cell membrane as coating materials to better surface engineering of nanocarriers
Coating natural cell membranes on synthetic nanocarriers represents an innovative strategy of surface engineering. (2019-05-14)
Common food additive found to affect gut microbiota
Experts call for better regulation of a common additive in foods and medicine, as research reveals it can impact the gut microbiota and contribute to inflammation in the colon, which could trigger diseases such as inflammatory bowel diseases and colorectal cancer. (2019-05-13)
A new system for treating type 1 diabetes mellitus
Thanks to an innovative system of magnetic microcapsule separation, the Nanobiocel-CIBER BNN research group of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country in collaboration with the BIOMICS group, also of the UPV/EHU, has managed to reduce the volume of microcapsule implants containing insulin-producing pancreatic cells by nearly 80%. (2019-05-10)
Driving chemical reactions with light
How can chemical reactions be triggered by light, following the example of photosynthesis in nature? (2019-05-06)
New class of catalysts for energy conversion
Numerous chemical reactions relevant for the energy revolution are highly complex and result in considerable energy losses. (2019-05-06)
Sensor can detect spoiled milk before opening
Expiration dates on milk could eventually become a thing of the past with new sensor technology from Washington State University scientists. (2019-05-06)
Monitoring the lifecycle of tiny catalyst nanoparticles
In order to tailor nanoparticles in such a way that they can catalyse certain reactions selectively and efficiently, researchers need to determine the properties of single particles as precisely as possible. (2019-05-03)
Nanoscale thermometers from diamond sparkles
The development of a novel, non-invasive technique that uses quantum light to measure temperature at the nanoscale will have immediate applications for both industry and fundamental scientific research, scientists say. (2019-05-03)
Novel method developed by HKBU scholars could help produce purer, safer drugs
Novel method developed by HKBU scholars could help produce purer, safer drugs (2019-04-29)
Nanoparticles take a fantastic, magnetic voyage
MIT engineers have designed tiny robots that can help drug-delivery nanoparticles push their way out of the bloodstream and into a tumor or another disease site. (2019-04-26)
An army of micro-robots can wipe out dental plaque
A swarm of micro-robots, directed by magnets, can break apart and remove dental biofilm, or plaque, from a tooth. (2019-04-24)
New fiber-shaped supercapacitor for wearable electronics
A novel family of amphiphilic core-sheath structured CNT composited fiber, i.e., CNT-gold@hydrophilic CNT-polyaniline (CNT-Au@OCNT-PANI) with excellent electrochemical properties for wearable electronics was explored by Huisheng Peng et al. in Science China Materials. (2019-04-18)
Heads in the cloud: Scientists predict internet of thoughts 'within decades'
An international collaboration led by researchers at UC Berkeley and the US Institute for Molecular Manufacturing predicts that exponential progress in nanotechnology, nanomedicine, AI, and computation will lead this century to the development of a ''Human Brain/Cloud Interface'' (B/CI), that connects neurons and synapses in the brain to vast cloud-computing networks in real time. (2019-04-12)
World's fastest hydrogen sensor could pave the way for clean hydrogen energy
Hydrogen is a clean and renewable energy carrier that can power vehicles, with water as the only emission. (2019-04-11)
New microscopy method provides more details about nanocomposites
Scientists at the US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have developed a new microscopy approach for imaging gel nanocomposites in their natural state, which will reveal more useful information about their assembly and properties. (2019-04-11)
Scientists synthesize new nanowires to improve high-speed communication
Scientists from the Institute of Process Engineering, City University of Hong Kong and their collaborators synthesized highly crystalline ternary In0.28Ga0.72Sb nanowires to demonstrate high carrier mobility and fast IR response. (2019-04-10)
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