Better tissue engineering for better 3D systems

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Japanese researchers have reported a unique method for structural organization of engineered tissue construct.

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Printing 3D medical implants

Jeffery Weisman, a doctoral student in Louisiana Tech University’s biomedical engineering program, uses a consumer-grade 3D printer and materials to create custom medical implant ‘beads’ that contain antibiotic and drug delivery properties.

Researchers develop an innovative method for using affordable, consumer-grade 3D printers and materials to fabricate custom medical implants.

A sense-act-treat system for chemotherapy

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A smart nanomedicine that combines a pH-activated ratiometric probe with a therapeutic gold nanocage for combined cancer diagnostics and treatment.

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Directly observing the development of platinum nanocubes

Haimei Zheng and Hong-Gang Liao used TEMs at the National Center for Electron Microscopy and a K2-IS camera to record the first direct observations of facet formation in platinum nanocubes. Photo by Kelly Owen.

The first direct observations of how facets form and develop on platinum nanocubes point the way towards more sophisticated and effective nanocrystal design.

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Unexpected magnetic behavior of iron superconductors

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New measurements are challenging conventional wisdom about superconductivity and magnetism.

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Ali Khademhosseini at the 2014 ACS National Meeting

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Professor Ali Khademhosseini spoke to us about his research into regenerative medicine at the 2014 ACS National Meeting in San Francisco.

Developing transparent solar concentrators

Yimu Zhao, a doctoral student in chemical engineering and materials science, and Richard Lunt, assistant professor of chemical engineering and materials science, run a test in Lunt’s lab. Lunt and his team have developed a new material that can be placed over windows and create solar energy. Photo by G.L. Kohuth.

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of transparent solar concentrator.

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Improving polymer film fabrication

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Melbourne reseachers develop method to fabricate chiral stationary phases with nanoengineered features.

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Multifunctional nanocarriers for therapeutic immunology and diagnostics

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A new class of iron oxide nanocarrier activates the immune system and serves as a contrast agent for multiple imaging techniques.

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Easy-functionalised DNA for better conductivity

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Nanowires can be produced by pulling DNA over micropillar arrays, leaving a simple overcoating step to improve conductivity.

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