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Latest Eugene Zubarev Stories

2012-03-28 17:24:55

They look like fruit, and indeed the nanoscale stars of new research at Rice University have tasty implications for medical imaging and chemical sensing.

2011-11-16 09:42:48

Rice University chemists have found a way to load more than 2 million tiny gold particles called nanorods into a single cancer cell.

2009-08-31 13:20:36

Nanoparticles combining platinum and gold act as superefficient catalysts, but chemists have struggled to create them in an industrially useful form.

2008-09-24 15:00:43

U.S. chemists say they've discovered a technology that permits them to produce ultra-pure gold nanorods that are about 99 percent pure.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.