The leading technology developer and application manufacturer provides foaming agent used in concrete

The leading technology developer and application manufacturer provides foaming agent used in concrete

Luoyang Tongrun Info Technology Co., Ltd., the leading technology developer and application manufacturer of foaming agent, proudly announces their latest discovery which is centered towards the new ways for foam concrete, a popular cement admixture devel...
<b>Discovery boosts theory that life on Earth arose from RNA-DNA mix</b>

Discovery boosts theory that life on Earth arose from RNA-DNA mix

Chemists at Scripps Research have made a discovery that supports a surprising new view of how life originated on our planet. In a study published in the chemistry journal Angewandte Chemie , they demonstrated that a simple compound called d...
<b>Scientists publish a complete overview of sulfonimide dendrimers</b>

Scientists publish a complete overview of sulfonimide dendrimers

A research team from the Skoltech Center for Design, Manufacturing and Materials (CDMM) has prepared a comprehensive overview of research on a family of sulfonimide dendrimers that holds promise for optics, photonics, and surface functional...
<b>Cellulose nanofibril-based encapsulation structure to control drug release</b>

Cellulose nanofibril-based encapsulation structure to control drug release

The design of MPDA@GO/CNF encapsulation structure and the application for controlled drug release. Intelligent hydrogels with multiple functions such as sustained drug release abilities with low burst release, antibacterial properties, and...
<b>Silica particles may lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes</b>

Silica particles may lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes

Silica particle. Engineered ingestible molecular traps created from mesoporous silica particles (MSPs) introduced to the gut can have an effect on food efficiency and metabolic risk factors. The results from studies on mice, published in Na...
<b>Most engineered nanoparticles enter tumours through cells, not between them</b>

Most engineered nanoparticles enter tumours through cells, not between them

A transmission emission microscopy image of the endothelial cells surrounding blood vessels. The solid arrows indicate that the nanoparticles (dark spots) are engulfed by the endothelial cells instead of passing through gaps between the cel...
<b>A tool to democratize nanopore research</b>

A tool to democratize nanopore research

A nanopore is a tiny hole in a thin membrane with a diameter of around a billionth of a meter, or about the width of a single DNA molecule. The potential applications of these nanopores are so diverse—from medicine to information technolo...
<b>The most sensitive torque measuring device ever built</b>

The most sensitive torque measuring device ever built

a, A silica nanoparticle (NP) is levitated in vacuum with a 500-mW, 1,550-nm laser tightly focused by an objective lens (OBJ) with a numerical aperture of 0.85. An additional 1,020-nm laser is used to apply an external torque on the nanopar...
<b>Generation and manipulation of spin currents for advanced electronic devices</b>

Generation and manipulation of spin currents for advanced electronic devices

Graphene-based van der Waals heterostructures could be used to design ultra-compact and low-energy electronic devices and magnetic memory devices, according to a study led by ICREA Prof. Sergio O. Valenzuela, head of the ICN2 Physics and En...
<b>Azopolymer material allows light-assisted imprinting of nanostructures for structurally colored surfa</b>

Azopolymer material allows light-assisted imprinting of nanostructures for structurally colored surfa

Structural colors appear because the imprinted pattern on a surface changes the wavelengths of light. Chinese scientists have introduced an azopolymer that allows the imprinting of nanopatterns in a novel room-temperature lithographic proce...