Micro- and nanoparticle-based drug delivery systems are revolutionizing medicine, from minimizing the toxicity of therapeutics to improving their efficacy.
Astronomers find regular rhythms among pulsating stars
Through the noise, a class of stars reveals its inner workings; poor ‘social distancing’ identified using NASA space telescope
A new deep-learning architecture for drug discovery
Convolutional neural networks provide stronger predictive performances for pharmacological assays compared to traditional machine learning models.
Screw cancer: Microneedle sticks it to cancer tissue
Scientists are finding safer ways to keep drug-loaded microrobots attached to cancer tissue.
Boosting nano-electricity from living microalgae
A new approach drastically improves the amount of energy harvested from microalgae for sustainable bioenergy.
Water purification with custom membranes
A new technique opens up new possibilities in membrane fabrication.
Hubble celebrates its 30th anniversary with a tapestry of blazing starbirth
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope, which has opened a new eye onto the cosmos and has been transformative for our civilization.
Gentle laser processing of perovskites at the nanoscale
Scientists have developed a method for precise, fast, and high-quality laser processing of halide perovskites, promising light-emitting materials for solar energy, optical electronics, and metamaterials.
Affordable seismic dampers for residential and commercial buildings
Novel graphene‐reinforced elastomeric isolators are a viable, low‐cost alternative to reinforce buildings against earthquake damage.
Mysteries of Uranus’ oddities explained
Uranus, its moons, and rings are all “tipped”, suggesting they formed during a cataclysmic impact early in its history.