Protons fuel graphene prospects
Graphene, impermeable to all gases and liquids, can easily allow protons to pass through it, University of Manchester researchers have found.
Nanoparticles infiltrate, kill cancer cells from within
Conventional treatment seeks to eradicate cancer cells by drugs and therapy delivered from outside the cell, which may also affect (and potentially harm) nearby normal cells.
Using nanoparticles to better protect industrial applications
An innovative high temperature multi-purpose coating – designed to protect industrial components against heat and oxidation – is currently being trialled on various applications. The coating, which has ...
Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors
Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.
Breakthrough solutions for HAMR nanoantenna for next-generation ultra-high density magnetic storage
Researchers at Nano-Meta Technologies Inc. (NMTI) in the Purdue Research Park have shown how to overcome key limitations of a material that could enable the magnetic storage industry to achieve data-recording densities far ...
Next generation biomarker detects tumour cells and delivers anti-cancer drugs
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has invented a unique biomarker with two exceptional functions.
UO-industry collaboration points to improved nanomaterials
A potential path to identify imperfections and improve the quality of nanomaterials for use in next-generation solar cells has emerged from a collaboration of University of Oregon and industry researchers.
Nanoparticles that enable both MRI and fluorescent imaging could monitor cancer, other diseases
MIT chemists have developed new nanoparticles that can simultaneously perform magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and fluorescent imaging in living animals. Such particles could help scientists to track specific ...
Remotely controlled magnetic nanoparticles stimulate stem cells to regenerate bones
Researchers in bone tissue regeneration believe they have made a significant breakthrough for sufferers of bone trauma, disease or defects such as osteoporosis.
Bio-inspired bleeding control: Researchers synthesize platelet-like nanoparticles that can do more than clot blood
(Phys.org) —Stanching the free flow of blood from an injury remains a holy grail of clinical medicine. Controlling blood flow is a primary concern and first line of defense for patients and medical staff ...
Research team uses gold nanoparticles to improve molecular sensing
A new process developed by a team of researchers led by a Virginia Commonwealth University physics professor could bring significant improvements to a technique used to measure the size, charge and shape of water-soluble ...
Breaking down BPA and similar pollutants with sunlight, nanoparticles and graphene
Many pollutants with the potential to meddle with hormones—with bisphenol A (BPA) as a prime example—are already common in the environment. In an effort to clean up these pollutants found in the soil ...
Experts cautious over Google nanoparticle project
A Google project to develop nanoparticles that can detect cancer cells inside the body is a useful contribution but faces important hurdles, experts said on Wednesday. ...
Gold nanoparticle chains confine light to the nanoscale
A multidisciplinary team at the Centre d'Elaboration de Matériaux et d'Etudes Structurales (CEMES, CNRS), working in collaboration with physicists in Singapore and chemists in Bristol (UK), have shown that ...