Stanislav Piletsky and his colleagues have used molecularly imprinted polymer nanoparticles to replace both antibodies and enzymes in biological assays.
Thermoelectric Nanocomposites from Earth Abundant Materials
Nanocomposites of chalcopyrite and metal nanoparticles show thermoelectric properties that depend on doping and surface effects.
Cancer Therapy with Magnetic RNA Interference Nanoparticles
A team of researchers from National Sun Yat-sen University report on microscale RNA interference using iron oxide nanoparticle-modified lentivirus.
Hydrogen Production from Nickel Sulfide Nanoparticle Films
Researchers from Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo have used layer-by-layer assembly to create stabilized films of nanoparticles for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution.
Battery-Level Energy Density with Carbon Nanotube/Graphene Sponges
Assembling two types of carbon nanostructures with non-covalent interactions gives an electrode material with enhanced energy density.
Phase Control of 2D Materials with Reverse Micelles
Supercritical carbon dioxide induced reverse micelles were used to create metallic 1T-phase molybdenum disulfide and tungsten disulfide nanosheets for hydrogen generation.
Porous silicon nanoparticles for hydrogen production
Researchers at the University of Science and Technology of China have developed mesoporous silicon nanospheres that can be used for photocatalytic hydrogen production.
Flexible dye-sensitized solar cell photoanodes
Scientists from Singapore and China have developed flexible titanium dioxide photoanodes with a multilayered structure.
Ion Intercalation Boosts Capacitance of Graphene-Based Supercapacitor Electrodes
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz have developed a two-step ion intercalation strategy to enhance the capacitance of graphene-based electrodes.
Porous Nanowires for High-Rate Sodium-Ion Batteries
Researchers from China have embedded carbon-coated NVP nanoparticles in carbon nanowires to create a promising cathode material for sodium-ion batteries.