Nano engineering advances bone-forming material
Murdoch University nanotechnology researchers have successfully engineered synthetic materials which encouraged bone formation in sheep.
'Human touch' nanoparticle sensor could improve breast cancer detection
(Phys.org) —University of Nebraska-Lincoln scientists have developed a nanoparticle-based device that emulates human touch and that could significantly enhance clinical breast exams for early detection ...
Of mice and molecules: In vivo photoacoustic imaging using semiconducting polymer nanoparticles
Researcher's nanoparticle key to new malaria vaccine
A self-assembling nanoparticle designed by a UConn professor is the key component of a potent new malaria vaccine that is showing promise in early tests.
DNA as invisible ink can reversibly hide patterns
Express yourself: Scientists use genetic algorithm to design self-assembling ssDNA-grafted particles
Modeling the miniscule: High-resolution design of nanoscale biomolecules
Noxious nanotech: Water-borne nanomaterials promote multidrug-resistance gene transfer
Biomolecular computer can autonomously sense multiple signs of disease
Intricate algae produce low-cost biosensors
(Phys.org) —Oregon State University researchers are combining diatoms, a type of single-celled photosynthetic algae, with nanoparticles to create a sensor capable of detecting miniscule amounts of protein or other biomarkers.
Engineers build world's smallest, fastest nanomotor
Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have built the smallest, fastest and longest-running tiny synthetic motor to date. The team's nanomotor is an important ...
Some nanoparticles commonly added to consumer products can significantly damage DNA
housands of consumer products—including cosmetics, sunscreens, and clothing—contain nanoparticles added by manufacturers to improve texture, kill microbes, or enhance shelf life, among other purposes. ...
Nanomotors are controlled, for the first time, inside living cells (w/ video)
For the first time, a team of chemists and engineers at Penn State University have placed tiny synthetic motors inside live human cells, propelled them with ultrasonic waves and steered them magnetically. ...
DNA nanotechnology places enzyme catalysis within an arm's length
Using molecules of DNA like an architectural scaffold, Arizona State University scientists, in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Michigan, have developed a 3-D artificial enzyme cascade that ...