Natural polymers- based nanoparticles are widely used for biomedical purposes as they are highly biocompatible and biodegradable. Yet potential unexpected side effects...
Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), the active compound in green tea, counteracts overeating brought about by consumption of excessive amounts of high-fat foods.
Paper-polymer hybrid material-based lateral flow assays are there to offer highly sensitive, semi-quantitative detection of dengue infection at the point-of-care.
Over the past decade, melanin pigments and their subunits have attracted increasing interest as soft biocompatible functional materials with antioxidant properties for...
Developing increasingly lighter and stronger alloys for engineering applications is an ongoing - and never ending - endeavour of materials scientists.
Researchers have created an antimicrobial polymer coating for leather that is both economical and environmentally friendly.
Nanoscale vesicles made from different block copolymers and functionalized with heparin represent a new design concept for polymer-based nanomimics.
A nanomimics concept based on block copolymer vesicles is evaluated with regard to molecular factors influencing antimalarial activity.
The use of micromechanical methods to reproduce and quantify tooth wear is reviewed and summarized
Silver(I) metallogels with nanotube and nanofiber structures show strong antibiotic properties.