News - 18 Jun 2020
Physicochemical cargo-switching nanoparticles (CSNP) designed by KAIST can help significantly reduce cholesterol and macrophage foam cells in arteries, which are the two main triggers for...
News - 20 May 2020
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Graphene, due to being incredibly lightweight and impressively durable, could be the ideal solution to the production of supremely efficient audio devices....
News - 13 May 2020
This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (yellow)— otherwise known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient, emerging from the surface of cells...
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 - 20 Mar 2020
Researchers have used a single-atom-thick graphene sheet to detect the electronic signals intrinsic to biological structures, thereby developing a platform for selective identification of lethal...
News - 28 Jan 2020
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Over the years, extensive research into the potential applications of nanoparticles has resulted in illuminating evidence of the special...
News - 28 Jan 2020
The environmental impact of building materials, including concrete, can be significantly reduced by a banana peel when it is converted into graphene. While individuals are at it, they can discard the...
News - 22 Nov 2019
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Researchers exploring the use of nanoparticles to treat and reduce the size of deep-seated cancer cells have found their method to be effective. Using...
News - 12 Aug 2019
Targeted drug-delivery systems are a promising candidate for the effective treatment of cancer by leaving the healthy surrounding tissues unaffected. However, they can work only when the drug hits its...
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...