Researchers from the Netherlands present a timely overview on self-assembled fluorene or perylene based chromophores focussing on biological applications.
Poly(phosphate): An excellent review about the polymer’s physiological function, its biochemistry and its role during bone mineralization.
Based on a quick analysis of optical spectra, a practical approach for assessing the melanin and blood content of the skin was developed.
Optical microangiography (OMAG), based on optical coherence tomography, can be used to visualize the microvasculature network under inflamed skin condition.
A new approach enables rapid characterization of living suspension cells in 4 dimensions while they are immobilized and manipulated within optical traps.
In the newest issue of Advanced Science, researchers from Nanjing expose the advantages of using conjugated polymer nanoparticles for DNA sensing.
A near-infraread-excitable persistent luminescence phosphor is synthesized using mesoporous silica nanoparticles as a template.
Researchers from Teltow (Germany) managed to shift the switching temperature of the reversible bidirectional shape-memory effect to the physiological range.
Nanoparticle-hydrogel composites have many potential uses. The new issue of Advanced Science reviews the concept, design, and application of such materials.