Inkjet printing and metal nanoparticles combine to shrink electronics

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new research has combined inkjet printing and metal nanoparticle inks as a novel, low-cost solution for interconnect fabrication.

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Gold nanorods shown to inhibit migratory of metastatic cancer

Research shows that gold nanorods effectively inhibit the migratory and invasive properties of various metastatic cancer cell lines in vitro and in vivo.

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Non-fouling nanoparticulate surfaces

Tubes treated with the surface coating showed substantially reduced staining when  exposed to a water-soluble blue dye.

A Harvard research team has used a layer-by-layer technique to assemble a nanostructured surface coating infused with a fluorocarbon-based lubricant.

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Thermosensitive magnetomicelles – a closer look at antitumor pro-drug delivery

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Cisplatin pro-drug delivery via thermosensitive magnetomicelles is visualized at the interface between nanomaterials and living systems with sub-100 nm resolution

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The future of energy storage from TiO2 nanotubes

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A team from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore has created long titanium nanotubes that show promise for use in fast charge/discharge batteries.

Nanofiber sensor can detect and size a single nanoparticle

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Chinese group develop a novel nanofiber-array sensor and experimentally demonstrate its potential in the detection and sizing of single nanoparticles.

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Upconversion nanoparticles as biosensors

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A team in Hong Kong has developed a new method for detecting the lethal bird flu virus quickly, using a class of materials called upconversion nanoparticles.

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Nanoparticle concentration measured acoustically

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Three-dimensional optoacoustic tomography enables quantitative measurements of nanoparticle concentrations to evaluate their biodistributions in animal models.

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Editorial Board Member: Interview with Takao Someya

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Takao Someya talks about his new role as an Advanced Electronics Materials Editorial Board member, his research priorities, and future applications of flexible electronics.

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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