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Nanotherapy for heart attacks and strokes

April 9, 2015 - 7:05am
Nanoparticles loaded with a cholesterol-lowering drug reduce inflammation in atherosclerotic plaques.
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Diamond cavity boosts magnetic-field detection

April 9, 2015 - 6:55am
New sensor could be used to study the brain and heart.
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Atoms interfere in new Hong-Ou-Mandel experiment

April 8, 2015 - 5:51am
(with audio) Observations could be important for testing fundamental concepts in physics such as Bell’s inequalities and the quantum-to-classical transition.
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Crystal-handedness revealed by twisted electron beams

April 7, 2015 - 9:50am
A modified electron-microscopy technique could measure chirality of single molecules
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Nanotopography aids transdermal drug delivery

April 3, 2015 - 9:24am
Technique increases skin’s permeability to high molecular weight therapeutics.
Categories: Nanotechnology News spring round-up

April 2, 2015 - 7:00am
(with movie) We look at the highlights on over the first three months of 2015.
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Silica nanobubble targets pancreatic tumours

April 2, 2015 - 3:02am
California researchers have developed a new treatment that makes use of not one but two chemotherapy drugs that work together in synergy.
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Bone nanocomposites marry strength and compatibility

March 31, 2015 - 6:09am
Enhancing artificial bone scaffolds with graphene-oxide flakes provides a stronger support while promoting bone regeneration.
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MoS2 nanosheets make good supercapacitor electrodes

March 30, 2015 - 4:57am
(with video) 2D dichalcogenide layers stack up without distorting.
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Making a simple nanodot

March 27, 2015 - 4:59am
Researchers in Sweden have fabricated a single polytype dot in a semiconducting nanowire.
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Square ice forms in graphene sandwich

March 26, 2015 - 7:39am
Researchers discover a new phase of water.
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Gold nanostars enhance MRI signal

March 26, 2015 - 7:00am
DNA–gadolinium nanoconjugates make highly efficient contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging.
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“Wrinkly” graphene deforms in an unusual way

March 23, 2015 - 5:02am
Its behaviour is completely different to that of flat material.
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Gel permeation purifies double-walled carbon nanotubes

March 20, 2015 - 8:51am
New technique sorts by outer wall electronic type.
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Carbon-coated particles improve battery anode

March 20, 2015 - 5:39am
“Non-filling” porous silicon microstructures might be used to make ultrahigh performance lithium-ion electrodes.
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Light controls morphology of organic self-assemblies

March 19, 2015 - 5:05am
Technique might be useful for making solar cells.
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Nanowire-based electrode could lead to better supercapacitors

March 19, 2015 - 4:23am
Breakthrough could mean smaller and lighter energy-storage systems
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Unravelling the background in SERS

March 16, 2015 - 8:48am
New finding could help improve Surface enhanced Raman scattering for analytical applications.
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