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Nanoribbons in solutions mimic nature

Graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) bend and twist easily in solution, making them adaptable for biological uses like DNA analysis, drug delivery and biomimetic applications, according to scientists at Rice University.

dateAug 15, 2016 in Nanophysics
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Better contrast agents based on nanoparticles

Scientists at the University of Basel have developed nanoparticles which can serve as efficient contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging. This new type of nanoparticles produce around ten times more contrast than the ...

dateAug 03, 2016 in Bio & Medicine
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A spoonful of fat makes the medicine go down

For years scientists and dieticians have argued over the health benefits of dietary fat. Research published this week, however, shows that piggybacking onto natural fat absorption pathways can dramatically enhance the utility ...

dateAug 10, 2016 in Bio & Medicine
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