News - 14 Oct 2020
Fighting clever parasites requires smart vaccines that can trigger critical immune responses. A University of Chicago-based research team has found a novel way to do that. These experts, specialists...
News - 9 Oct 2020
Physicists have created a broadband detector of terahertz radiation based on graphene. The device has potential for applications in communication and next-generation information transmission systems,...
News - 8 Oct 2020
Computer scientists, electrical engineers, and biomedical engineers at the University of California, Irvine have developed a new lab-on-a-chip that can help examine tumor heterogeneity to decrease...
News - 6 Oct 2020
Using specialized nanoparticles, MIT engineers have developed a way to turn off specific genes in cells of the bone marrow, which play an important role in producing blood cells. These particles could...
News - 5 Oct 2020
The heterogeneity of cancer cells themselves is one of the main difficulties faced in the development of effective and targeted treatments for cancer. This change makes it hard for the immune system...
News - 22 Sep 2020
The Center for Nanoscale Science, a National Science Foundation Materials Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC), has again successfully renewed its NSF support in the highly competitive MRSEC...
News - 9 Sep 2020
Robust and widespread antibody testing has emerged as a key strategy in the fight against SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic.
However current testing methods are too...
News - 24 Aug 2020
Inserting genetic material into the body to treat diseases caused by gene mutations can work, scientists say - but getting those materials to the right place safely is tricky.
News - 18 Aug 2020
Carbon nanotube fibers made at Rice University are now stronger than Kevlar and are inching up on the conductivity of copper.
The Rice lab of chemical and biomolecular engineer Matteo Pasquali...
News - 23 Jul 2020
Spectroscopy is the use of light to analyze physical objects and biological samples. Different kinds of light can provide different kinds of information.
Vacuum ultraviolet light is useful as it can...