A new method for screening nonhormonal contraceptive agents.
An e-tattoo measures cardiac health in two ways and can be monitored on a smartphone.
The complex requirements of modern medicine demand a variety of multifunctional materials. Polymers provide a versatile toolbox for such materials. Hydrolytically degradable polymers show temporal changes of mechanical properties during degradation and controlled drug...
A novel AuNP-based assay highly sensitive to acetylcholinesterase (AChE) may detect a risk or a preclinical stage of Alzheimer’s disease.
Workers with existing allergic conditions have worse reactions when exposed to nanoparticles, caused by a Trojan horse known as an exosome.
A nanostructure of silicon and gold is 4 times as effective at killing cancer cells in cell culture experiments as gold nanoshells alone.
Confocal microscopy and flow cytometry results suggest that nanoparticle uptake defies the expected size limits.
For measuring mitochondrial oxygen pressure clinically, just apply a cream on the skin.
Ion-sensitive field-effect transistors meet scalable CMOS technology to yield low-cost, high throughput DNA sequencing modules.
Microbarcodes embedded with rare earth nanocrystals show promise for disease detection and biomedicine.
Ring-shaped arrays of DNA by using a simple self-assembly process driven by a balance of different forces, by scientists in the USA and S. Korea.
The ISI have released their 2010 impact factors – we give you the materials science breakdown.