News - 23 Mar 2020
The stiffening of a structure that surrounds the human cells can denote the invasion of cancer to other parts of tissues, just like how a picked lock reveals that someone has invaded a building.
News - 5 Mar 2020
Contemporary society may not realize that it is working closer to the nanoscale. Advances and breakthroughs in creating and exploiting nanostructures have resulted in technological improvements that...
News - 4 Mar 2020
Researchers have developed the world’s fastest and most persistent DNA nano motor using a technique called DNA origami.
Sixteen strands of DNA, stacked four-by-four, form the beam-shaped...
News - 6 Nov 2019
The interest in plastic electronics and photonics has experienced a significant increase in the last decades due to the exceptional optical, semiconducting and mechanical properties of these...
News - 17 Sep 2019
The KIST-Stanford research team has developed a new material that simultaneously possesses high stretchability, high electrical conductivity, and self-healability even after being subjected to severe...
News - 6 Aug 2019
A combination of standard quantum dot nanotechnology and a smartphone camera may soon enable doctors to recognize antibiotic-resistant bacteria within 40 minutes, possibly saving the lives of many...
News - 6 Aug 2019
Researchers at the University of Illinois speculated how microscopic, step-like defects produced at the time of fabrication could be utilized to enhance molecule transport.
The researchers did...
News - 30 Jul 2019
In the most recent paper from the Geobacter Lab headed by Derek Lovley, a microbiologist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, he and his teammates have reported “a major advance” in...
News - 25 Jul 2019
The zealous immune response to injuries is known to cause paralyzing damage in spinal cord injury (SCI).
Engineers have now created unique nanoparticles that redirect immune cells away from the...
News - 16 Jul 2019
Imagine the amount of data that can be collected through a sensor that is sufficiently small to interact with and penetrate individual cells.
Daniel Roxbury, chemical engineering assistant...