News - 4 May 2020
Many of the drugs and medicines that we rely on today are natural products taken from microbes like bacteria and fungi. Within these microbes, the drugs are made by tiny natural machines -...
News - 24 Apr 2020
Researchers at the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) in Sorocaba (state of São Paulo, Brazil) have developed a technique to diagnose early-stage multiple sclerosis, a disease of the...
News - 20 Apr 2020
At LMU, scientists have developed nanoparticles that can be triggered, through a change in pH, to discharge a lethal dose of ionized iron within cells. This mechanism could pave the way for new...
News - 25 Mar 2020
Innovative biomaterials could soon be produced using magnetic bacteria. Headed by Professor Dr Dirk Schüler, a group of microbiologists at the University of Bayreuth has created a new, modular...
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.
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 - 19 Nov 2019
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Graphene as a material possesses amazing potential due to its unique properties, it has the ability to revolutionize entire industries. Ranging from...
News - 2 Oct 2019
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New research has demonstrated that nanoparticles can be used to generate valuable raw materials from carbon dioxide. An international team of...
News - 29 Aug 2019
Carbon nanoparticles serve as a potential tool in biomedical applications. For instance, they are used in the targeted delivery of biologically active compounds into the body cells.
News - 7 Aug 2019
Researchers at the University of Leeds have developed a new type of gold which has a thickness of just two atoms—the thinnest unsupported gold ever produced.
The scientists measured the...