Article - 4 Dec 2006
The structure of the red oxygen å-phase formed under pressures above 10 GPa has been determined including the discovery of an O8 cluster, which is a new conformation of oxygen following ozone.
News - 8 Sep 2014
It may look like fresh blood and flow like fresh blood, but the longer blood is stored, the less it can carry oxygen into the tiny microcapillaries of the body, says a new study from University of...
News - 20 Jan 2015
Patients with sickle cell disease often suffer from painful attacks known as vaso-occlusive crises, during which their sickle-shaped blood cells get stuck in tiny capillaries, depriving tissues of...
News - 13 Jan 2016
Oxygen is indispensable to animal and plant life, but its presence in the wrong places can feed a fire and cause iron to rust.
In the fabrication of solid state lighting devices, scientists are...
Article - 28 Jun 2012
A respirocyte is a hypothetical nanomachine designed to mimic our red blood cells. This article explores how we could go about making one, and what implications the technology could have.
Article - 13 Nov 2007
Nanotechnology is a fascinating science for many scientists as it offers them many challenges. One such challenge is Nanorobots, which once thought to be a fantasy has come into reality now. The...
News - 15 Oct 2008
Smart fabrics and intelligent textiles - material that incorporates cunning molecules or clever electronics - is thriving and European research efforts are tackling some of the sector's toughest...
News - 6 Mar 2007
Ultrafine nanoparticles made of a lacy web of polymer and tiny pockets of water may prove to be an ideal vehicle for delivering light-activated drugs to tumors. Preliminary experiments, published in...
News - 15 Oct 2014
An international group of scientists led by Gang Han, PhD, has combined a new type of nanoparticle with an FDA-approved photodynamic therapy to effectively kill deep-set cancer cells in vivo with...
News - 5 Oct 2009
A fiber-optic sensor created by a team of Purdue University researchers that is capable of measuring oxygen intake rates could have broad applications ranging from plant root development to assessing...