Swimming cellbots capable of autonomous motion and drug encapsulation can deliver their payload at desired sites.
Stephen Jay Gould, from evolution to revolution
Paleontologist, historian, evolutionary biologist, writer; Stephen Jay Gould sparked a revolution in how scientists view evolution.
Machine learning helps create polymer electrolyte for batteries
Automated molecule design through machine learning helps scientists identify and synthesize a new polymer electrolyte for lithium-ion batteries.
Molecular barcodes could help fight counterfeiting
Researchers in France look to polymer chemistry to create materials with molecular tags that can be uniquely identified.
Bleeding controlled with snake venom
Heavy bleeding could be stopped using a new formula based on proteins found in snake venom.
Neuromodulation enabled by light-sensitive nanoparticles
Brains of mice controlled using light-emitting nanoparticles in a proof-of-concept study to show wireless neuromodulation.
Nanobots used for better root canal treatment
Disinfecting nanobots could be the key to preventing the failure of root canal fillings post-treatment.
Nicholas Peppas, a chorus of healthcare materials
A pioneer of advanced healthcare materials, Nicholas Peppas continues to innovate in the fields of healthcare materials and drug delivery.
Parkinson’s disease treatment based on artificial enzymes
Researchers in Shanghai report a potential therapeutic based on Prussian blue to tackle Parkinson’s disease.
Gecko feet-inspired dry adhesive could stick around
Inspired by microscopic hairs on gecko feet, scientists in South Korea have developed a shape-memory polymer that acts as a dry adhesive.