News - 10 Feb 2011
Microsponges derived from seaweed may help diagnose heart disease, cancers, HIV and other diseases quickly and at far lower cost than current clinical methods.
The microsponges are an essential...
News - 5 Oct 2010
The enigmatic Möbius strip has long been an object of fascination, appearing in numerous works of art, most famously a woodcut by the Dutchman M.C. Escher, in which a tribe of ants traverses the...
News - 29 Sep 2010
Texas A+M University is one of five collaborating institutions in an $18 million National Institutes of Health-funded research program to develop nanotechnology-based therapies and diagnostics tools...
News - 12 Mar 2010
Conventional biological wisdom holds that living cells interact with their environment through an elaborate network of chemical signals.
As a result many therapies for the treatment of cancer...
News - 1 Nov 2009
In campy old movies, Lucretia Borgia swans around emptying powder from her ring into wine glasses carelessly left unattended. The poison ring is usually a confection of gold filigree holding a...
News - 30 Nov 2008
Microorganisms, despite of their simple structure and tiny size, are often vital to humans and the environment. You might know about their contributions to the Earth's carbon cycle and amazing...
Article - 10 Jan 2020
Nanoparticles are one of the most common nanomaterial forms, appearing in many different compositions and sizes. The ability to tune and create nanoparticles with specific functional properties has...
Article - 8 Nov 2007
In this article, conductivity of intrinsic guanine rich sequences of λ-DNA was found to be length dependent. These results provide insights into the electrical behavior of guanine rich sequences...
Article - 25 Jul 2005
Food packaging and monitoring are a major focus of food industry-related nanotech research and development.
News - 13 Mar 2020
Removing antibiotic-resistant bacteria from wastewater is not enough to eliminate the risks posed by these organisms to society. These bacteria leave behind bits that had to be destroyed as well.