News - 24 Nov 2020
Researchers have revealed how high-frequency sound waves can be used to build new materials, make smart nanoparticles and even deliver drugs to the lungs for painless, needle-free...
News - 1 Oct 2020
A variety of nanoparticles are designed for targeted drug delivery, but unfortunately only a very small proportion of the injected nanoparticles reach the target site such as solid tumours. The reason...
News - 1 Oct 2020
When nanoparticles are injected into the bloodstream, for instance, to kill solid tumors, it is not known what exactly happens to them.
Pseudo-colored electron micrograph depicting nanoparticles...
News - 21 Aug 2020
Nanoscience is a multidisciplinary area of science which enables researchers to create tools that help in understanding the mechanisms related to the interactions between nanomaterials and...
News - 11 Aug 2020
The enzymes responsible for catalytic reactions in our body's biological reactions are difficult to use for diagnosis or treatment as they react only to certain molecules or have low stability....
News - 23 Jul 2020
Spectroscopy is the use of light to analyze physical objects and biological samples. Different kinds of light can provide different kinds of information.
Vacuum ultraviolet light is useful as it can...
News - 26 Jun 2020
Led by the Ikerbasque professor Luis Liz-Marzán, researchers at the Centre for Cooperative Research in Biomaterials CIC biomaGUNE have developed a mechanism by which gold atoms are deposited by...
News - 22 Jun 2020
Human life relies on exceptional arrays of biochemical reactions. Thus, gaining insights into the functions of biomolecules necessitates real-time tracking of such reactions.
An artistic impression...
News - 5 May 2020
Since Robert Hooke's first description of a cell in Micrographia 350 years ago, microscopy has played an important role in understanding the rules of life.
However, the smallest resolvable...
News - 25 Mar 2020
DNA cancer markers passing through the blood or serum of a patient can potentially be detected through graphene-based biosensors, which could usher in a period of liquid biopsy. Conversely, plenty of...