Artificial enzymes could help bring down the manufacturing costs of different medications, making them more available to patients.
Improving on ELISA with Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Nanoparticles
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.