News - 27 Jan 2016
UT Southwestern Medical Center chemists have successfully used synthetic nanoparticles to deliver tumor-suppressing therapies to diseased livers with cancer, an important hurdle scientists have been...
News - 20 Jan 2016
Gardeners often use sheets of plastic with strategically placed holes to allow their plants to grow but keep weeds from taking root.
Scientists from UCLA’s California NanoSystems...
News - 31 Oct 2015
Cell membranes are very elastic. They can become distorted when they are asked to do so, when the cell divides, or when a virus detaches itself from the cell. In both cases, the membrane is deformed...
News - 23 Oct 2015
Gold is one of the world’s best-known precious metals. For thousands of years, it’s been crafted into jewelry, medals and coins. When mixed with alloys, it can take on a white or...
News - 22 Oct 2015
Cars appear to produce carbon nanotubes, and some of the evidence has been found in human lungs.
Rice University scientists working with colleagues in France have detected the presence of...
News - 20 Oct 2015
Park Systems NX10 is the major nano scientific instrument and atomic force microscope used at our Nano Shared Facility.
Tobi Beetz - PhD Associate Director, Stanford Nano Shared...
News - 20 Oct 2015
Proteins are huge molecules containing hundreds to thousands of atoms that adopt a unique three dimensional structure, placing chemical groups in just the right place to catalyze reactions or build...
News - 16 Oct 2015
An enzyme called telomerase plays a significant role in aging and most cancers, but until recently many aspects of the enzyme's structure could not be clearly seen.
Now, scientists from...
News - 13 Oct 2015
Heteroatomic nanohoops, structures previously only made with carbon atoms, have been produced. The introduction of different atoms can be used to tune the nanostructure's photoelectronic...
News - 9 Sep 2015
Imagine creating artificial plants that make gasoline and natural gas using only sunlight. And imagine using those fuels to heat our homes or run our cars without adding any greenhouse gases to the...