News - 9 Feb 2015
Hydrogels are materials that are commonly used in everyday objects such as contact lenses or diapers, in order to control humidity.
However, chemical engineers at the University of Guadalajara...
News - 30 Jan 2015
Researchers hope that their properties might be altered to permit nanodiamonds to be used as catalysts for generating hydrogen from sunlight
Nanodiamonds are tiny crystals only a few nanometres...
News - 18 Sep 2014
Bioluminescence, nanoparticles, gene manipulation – these sound like the ideas of a science fiction writer, but, in fact, they are components of an exciting new approach to imaging local and...
News - 3 Jun 2014
Imagine a tower builds itself into the desired structure only by choosing the appropriate bricks. Absurd – and however, in the nano world this is reality: There an unordered crowd of components...
News - 2 May 2014
Nanotronics Imaging, the leading microscopy and software company, joins NanoBusiness Commercialization Association (NanoBCA) for the 2014 DC Roundtable regarding National Nanotechnology Initiative...
News - 10 Feb 2014
No week passes without sustainable development hitting the news. The whole concept became a priority for the world’s policy makers.
While biotechnology stands out among the broad range of...
News - 11 Sep 2013
Polymer scientist Murugappan Muthukumar at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a four-year, $1.08 million grant from NIH’s National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) to...
News - 5 Sep 2013
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation, a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, disclosed that its licensee, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced that it has launched Marqibo...
News - 25 Jun 2013
DNA-coated colloids have been used to create novel self-assembling materials in a breakthrough experiment by EPFL and University of Cambridge scientists.
A colloid is a substance spread out...
News - 5 Jun 2013
As antiretroviral drugs that treat HIV have become more commonplace, the incidence of Kaposi’s sarcoma, a type of cancer linked to AIDS, has decreased in the United States. The disease, however,...