Fluorescent nano-sized diamonds give a better glimpse inside cells.
A pain-free microneedle patch to help with weight loss
Minimally invasive delivery of capsaicin into adipose tissues under the skin shows promise for countering obesity.
Developing a new generation of quantum hard drives using 2D magnets
Using theoretical and experimental analysis, researchers aim to better understand the novel and intriguing magnetic properties of 2D materials for the next generation of information technologies.
Magnetic bacteria for drug delivery
Bacteria controlled by magnets could one day deliver medicine directly to the cells that need it.
Microgel system for souped-up protein synthesis
A temperature-responsive, porous hydrogel enables more efficient and sustained protein synthesis.
Lipid nanoparticles boost potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2
Researchers enhance the immune response against the receptor binding domain of SARS-CoV-2 by presenting it on liposomes, providing a promising strategy for vaccine development targeting this domain.
Tuning nanoparticle shape and size by genetic engineering of bacteria
Nanoparticles are not new; bacteria have been making them long before we had a language to name them.
A rose garden on titanium surfaces
Novel rosette-like formations may open new opportunities in corrosion science, manufacturing of titanium-based implants, and fluid-surface interactions.
Microrobots against harmful polymers in water bodies
Czech researchers developed self-propelled microrobots that decompose complex solid pollutants, such as single use and disposable textile fibers.
Breaking down a cell’s barriers with a medicine-carrying nano-submarine
Researchers have designed a gold-coated nanomotor that can be controlled by infrared irradiation for precise drug delivery in cells.