Article - 13 Apr 2004
A team at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has caged single enzymes to create a new class of catalysts called SENs, or single enzyme nanoparticles. The nanostructure...
News - 22 Sep 2014
Transforming substances from liquids into gels plays an important role across many industries, including cosmetics, medicine, and energy. But the transformation process, called gelation, where...
News - 30 May 2019
In the future, DNA assembled into nanostructures—for example, tubes and origami-inspired shapes—could be used in applications ranging from DNA computers to nanomedicine.
News - 21 Jul 2009
Understanding the structure of proteins is a vital first step in developing new drugs, but to date, researchers have had difficulty studying the large number of proteins that are normally embedded in...
Article - 9 Mar 2017
This article describes micelles and lipoproteins, paying special attention to particle size measurement of liposomes in concentrated or dilute aqueous environments.
News - 21 Nov 2018
At ITMO University, scientists have devised a new technique to improve the activity of enzymes by applying radio frequency radiation. The novel technique involves making a unique complex containing...
News - 3 Mar 2015
A new simple tool developed by nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego, is opening the door to an era when anyone will be able to build sensors, anywhere, including physicians in the...
News - 3 Apr 2013
Engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new method to kill deadly pathogenic bacteria, including listeria, in food handling and packaging. This innovation...
News - 19 Jan 2013
Biomedical researchers studying aging and cancer are intensely interested in telomeres, the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes. In a new study, scientists at UC Santa Cruz used a novel...
News - 23 Sep 2009
Research at MIT has uncovered new information about how nanoscale patterns on the surface of a material can produce significant changes in the way it interacts with liquids. The discovery could be...