Article - 2 Aug 2005
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles are being used in chemical synthesis, especially in the areas of catalysis, separations and remediation.
Article - 13 Sep 2006
Quantum Dots (QDs) have unique optical and electronic properties that make them suitable for breakthrough treatments such as the detection and destruction of cancer cells.
News - 14 Mar 2007
MIT researchers have created an inexpensive method to screen for millions of different biomolecules (DNA, proteins, etc.) in a single sample--a technology that could make possible the development of...
News - 18 Sep 2013
Separating target molecules in biological samples is a critical part of diagnosing and detecting diseases. Usually the target and probe molecules are mixed and then separated in batch processes that...
News - 16 Jan 2009
Antibodies that target epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) have proven themselves as potent anticancer drugs. Now, a team of investigators led by Shuming Nie, Ph.D., and Lily Yang, Ph.D., both at...
News - 23 Sep 2009
Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago Medical Center's Brain Tumor Center have developed a way to target brain cancer...
News - 28 Aug 2009
For cancer drug developers, finding an agent that kills tumor cells is only part of the equation. The drug also must spare healthy cells, and ideally its effects will be reversible to cut short any...
News - 25 Mar 2015
Employing an ingenious microfluidic design that combines chemical and mechanical properties, a team of Harvard scientists has demonstrated a new way of detecting and extracting biomolecules from fluid...
News - 8 Oct 2013
With high-tech optical tools and sophisticated mathematics, Rice University researchers have found a way to pinpoint the location of specific sequences along single strands of DNA, a technique that...
Article - 9 Jul 2018
Upconverting nanoparticles (UCNPs): Replacement for conventional bioimaging probes