Microbarcodes embedded with rare earth nanocrystals show promise for disease detection and biomedicine.
MaterialsViews interviews Yanglong Hou of Peking University on nanobiotechnology and magnetic nanoparticles.
Researchers at the University of Texas have fabricated biodegradable, nanobarcodes of silicon. The porosity of the silicon structures enables their applications in bioengineering, energy storage, and drug delivery systems.
A European research team has improved solar cell performance by 500% by using copper oxide and zinc oxide nanowire arrays.