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Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have coaxed gold into nanowires as a way of creating an inexpensive material for detecting poisonous gases found in natural gas.
To the lengthy list of serendipitous discoveries – gravity, penicillin, the New World – add this: Scientists have discovered why a promising technique for making quantum dots and nanorods has so far been a disappointment.
Carnegie Mellon University's Roberto R. Gil and Rongchao Jin have successfully used NMR to analyze the structure of infinitesimal gold nanoparticles, which could advance the development and use of the tiny particles in drug development.
Nature is a master builder.
Nanoparticles of a substance can be counted and the size distribution can be determined by dispersing the nanoparticles into a gas.
New drug delivery systems, solar cells, industrial catalysts and video displays are among the potential applications of special particles that possess two chemically distinct sides.
Scientists at the University of Southampton have developed smart nanomaterials, which can disrupt the blood supply to cancerous tumors.
Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common cancer to strike the liver.
SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists in Syracuse University's Chemistry Department have created a new drug delivery system expected to advance the effectiveness of cancer-killing drugs.
Nanometer-scale gold particles are currently intensively investigated for possible applications in catalysis, sensing, photonics, biolabeling, drug carriers and molecular electronics.
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