Advanced Materials

'Milking' brown recluse spiders for silk

(Phys.org) —Rabbit, a brown-recluse spider, is fastened to the proverbial treadmill in Hannes Schniepp's Nanomaterials & Imaging lab. She is restrained but relaxed. Her spinnerets are churning out exquisite ...

dateMar 10, 2014 in Materials Science
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Rust protection from nanocapsules

A particularly ingenious remedy for the problem of rust may be available soon. Scientists from the Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH in Düsseldorf and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research ...

dateNov 07, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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Drug patch treatment sees new breakthrough

Wake Forest School of Biomedical Engineering has developed a flexible microneedle patch that allows drugs to be delivered directly and fully through the skin. The new patch can quicken drug delivery time ...

dateSep 07, 2013 in Engineering
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