News - 20 Mar 2009
Specialized motor proteins that transport cargo within cells could be turned into nanoscale machines for drug delivery, according to bioengineers. Chemical alteration of the proteins' function...
News - 16 Sep 2008
Nanoparticles filled with a drug that targets two genes that trigger melanoma could offer a potential cure for this deadly disease, according to cancer researchers. The treatment, administered through...
News - 18 Feb 2008
Plants trees and algae do it. Even some bacteria and moss do it, but scientists have had a difficult time developing methods to turn sunlight into useful fuel. Now, Penn State researchers have a...
News - 12 Oct 2016
New methods to control defects in 2D materials, including graphene that can result in enhance membranes for energy storage, advanced protective coating, sensing or water desalination have been...
News - 30 Aug 2016
A recent breakthrough in a new field of physics known as valleytronics is the development of a device made of bilayer graphene.
This new device, which is an atomically thin hexagonal...
Article - 4 Oct 2012
The aerospace industry's development goals match almost exactly with the advantages of nanomaterials, so they are used more frequently and prominently.