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2014-09-02 08:36:23

Research is Published in the Royal Society of Chemistry's Journal of Materials Chemistry A. RED BANK, N.J., Sept.

Important Step Towards Creating Medical Nanorobots Made By Researchers
2014-08-22 03:14:33

Researchers have made an important step towards creating medical nanorobots.

2014-08-12 12:20:54

Nanocubes are anything but child’s play. Weizmann Institute scientists have used them to create surprisingly yarn-like strands: They showed that given the right conditions, cube-shaped nanoparticles are able to align into winding helical structures.

2014-07-28 10:33:11

Researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center are exploring ways to wake up the immune system so it recognizes and attacks invading cancer cells.

Stampede Supercomputer Powers Innovations In Materials Science
2014-06-30 03:22:05

Cornell University researchers are using the Stampede supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center to help explain a nanoscale mystery: How can a colloidal gel--a smart material with promise in biomedicine--maintain its stability?

2014-06-28 10:07:43

Researchers at the University of Miami and the University of Ulster have created nanoparticles that can transport interacting molecules into living cells.

Janus Capsules Easily And Affordably Produced For First Time
2014-06-27 13:12:34

Janus capsules, miniature hollow and fragmented structures composed of different micro- and nanoparticles, have long been theorized with scientists able to design models but finding themselves challenged on the actual production of them.

2014-06-24 16:21:47

MCLEAN, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Current approaches may be underestimating the risks posed to children by toxic metals that they are exposed to while playing outdoors, according

2014-06-18 23:13:01

PeptiMed, a biopharmaceutical company focused on novel mechanisms of drug delivery, is pleased to announce the allowance of its claims for a targeted elastin-like polypeptide (ELP) nanoparticle


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.