News - 29 Oct 2020
A molecular switch is a molecule that can be reversibly shifted between two or more stable states in response to external stimuli, such as a change on pH, light or electric current.
News - 23 Sep 2020
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new method of 3D-printing gels and other soft materials.
Published in a new paper, it has the potential to...
News - 26 Aug 2020
Modern mechatronic devices, right from industrial machinery to robots, have seen a drastic increase in complexity and intricacy.
With sophisticated functionalities being unlocked with each passing...
News - 29 Jul 2020
The movement of fluids through small capillaries and channels is crucial for processes ranging from blood flow through the brain to power generation and electronic cooling systems, but that movement...
News - 20 Jul 2020
Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and their colleagues from Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry and Prokhorov General Physics Institute of the Russian...
News - 17 Jul 2020
An emerging hydrogel material with the capacity to degrade and spontaneously reform in the gastrointestinal tract could help researchers develop more effective methods for oral drug delivery.
News - 13 Jul 2020
Dull. Slow. Unchanging. Like watching paint dry.
But take a closer look at that paint--all the way down to the nanoscale--and there's a lot more going on than you might think.
Researchers in the...
News - 18 Jun 2020
Nanoparticles cloaked in human lung cell membranes and human immune cell membranes can attract and neutralize the SARS-CoV-2 virus in cell culture, causing the virus to lose its ability to hijack host...
News - 17 Jun 2020
Magnetic nanoparticles, a class of nanoparticles that can be manipulated by magnetic fields, have a wide range of technical and biomedical applications, including magnetic hyperthermia, targeted drug...
News - 11 Jun 2020
By combining HORIBA’s Raman microscopes with CytoViva’s Hyperspectral Imaging (HSI) microscopy module and Enhanced Darkfield (EDF) illumination, Raman analysis is faster and more...