<b>News story: Researchers use magnetism to keep drugs at disease sites</b>

News story: Researchers use magnetism to keep drugs at disease sites

‘Magnetically responsive’ microscopic drug carrier. The researchers were able to use magnetism to hold 'magnetically responsive' microscopic drug carriers at chosen sites, even in the presence of external forces, such as flowing liquid,...
<b>'Breathable' electronics pave the way for more functional wearable tech</b>

'Breathable' electronics pave the way for more functional wearable tech

This sleeve incorporates the new electronic material, allowing it to function as a video game controller. Engineering researchers have created ultrathin, stretchable electronic material that is gas permeable, allowing the material to "breat...
<b>Nanodevices for the brain could thwart formation of Alzheimer's plaques</b>

Nanodevices for the brain could thwart formation of Alzheimer's plaques

Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) images of Aβ peptide samples in the presence of the Aβ nanodevices (scale bar: 200 nm). The lack of grains in the image indicates the effectiveness of the nanodevice in trapping the peptides. Alzheim...
<b>Machine learning model may perfect 3-D nanoprinting</b>

Machine learning model may perfect 3-D nanoprinting

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists and collaborators are using machine learning to address two key barriers to industrialization of two-photon lithography (TPL): monitoring of part quality during printing and determining the...
<b>Nanoreactor strategy generates superior supported bimetallic catalysts</b>

Nanoreactor strategy generates superior supported bimetallic catalysts

Synthesis of supported PdAu BNPs (monolith) using nanoreactor strategy. Supported bimetallic catalysts are an important class of catalysts in heterogeneous catalysis. They can be applied in various fields, such as electrocatalysis, biomass...
<b>A new synthesis method for three-dimensional nanocarbons</b>

A new synthesis method for three-dimensional nanocarbons

A new synthesis method creates curved octagonal structures by linking benzene rings. A team of scientists led by Kenichiro Itami, Professor and Director of the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), has developed a new method...
<b>3-D nanometer-thin membrane borrows from biology</b>

3-D nanometer-thin membrane borrows from biology

A schematic illustration of a 3D nanometer-thin membrane for ultra-fast selective mass transport. Illustration by Tongshuai Wang/University of Illinois. Mimicking the structure of the kidney, a team of scientists from Lawrence Livermore Nat...
<b>Way, shape and form: Synthesis conditions define the nanostructure of manganese dioxide</b>

Way, shape and form: Synthesis conditions define the nanostructure of manganese dioxide

Acceleration of the chemical reaction by β-MnO 2 catalyst in the nanospace of the particles. Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology explore a novel and simplistic method to synthesize manganese dioxide with a specific crystalline stru...
<b>Diverse amyloid structures and dynamics revealed by high-speed atomic force microscopy</b>

Diverse amyloid structures and dynamics revealed by high-speed atomic force microscopy

In the human body, proteins sometimes occur in fibrillar aggregates called amyloids. Although certain amyloids are known to have a biological function, amyloid formation is often associated with pathologies, including Alzheimer's and Parkin...