Microcarrier Design Strategies for Controlled Bioagent Encapsulation and Release

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Bioactive agents, such as synthetic drugs, proteins, and cells, can be encapsulated in biocompatible microcarriers for a variety of biological applications.

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Interfacing Living Cells with Nanomaterials

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Interfacing biological systems with nanomaterials may have a significant impact in research fields such as biosensors and tissue engineering.

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The Holy Grail in Plasmonics – The Lycurgus Cup Goes Nano

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Professor Logan Liu and co-workers at University of Illinois create large-area, high-density nanoscale arrays based on the the Lycurgus Cup.

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Advanced Materials: Advancing Technology Through Measurement Science

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Established in 1962, the Polymers Division in the Material Measurement Laboratory of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will soon celebrate its 50th year as a world leader in polymers research.

High-Efficiency Polymer Solar Cells on Textured Substrates

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Sumit Chaudhary and co-workers from Iowa State University demonstrate that design optimization of the textured substrate leads to polymer-based solar cells that allow efficient light trapping without compromising the electrical characteristics.

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