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Artificial melanin gets into the skin

24 May 2017 14:18:58 +0000

Polydopamine nanoparticles could protect skin cells from DNA damage caused by ultraviolet radiation(image)

‘DNA slingshot’ targets drug delivery

22 May 2017 05:00:15 +0000

Molecular machines built with synthetic DNA and antibodies could have applications in medicine(image)

Stretchy material creates dynamic holograms

17 May 2017 05:00:00 +0000

Metamaterial hologram displays a series of images as it’s stretched(image)

‘Flat water’ provides a battery boost

15 May 2017 05:00:16 +0000

Atomically thin liquid layers could help 2-D materials improve energy-storage devices(image)

Stretchy holograms made from a metamaterial

10 May 2017 20:20:24 +0000

Rubbery holograms display a series of different images as they are stretched(image)

Multicomponent catalyst promotes multistep reactions

01 May 2017 05:00:11 +0000

Nanoparticle-on-nanorod material enables four-step reaction in one pot to prepare pharmaceutical intermediates(image)

Spray-on process creates bright, efficient LEDs

25 Apr 2017 18:09:00 +0000

New method to make quantum-dot light-emitting diodes offers a low-cost route to bright, flexible displays(image)

Quantum dots could expand live imaging

17 Apr 2017 05:00:00 +0000

Particles strongly emit short-wavelength infrared light, which penetrates tissue deeply(image)

Carbon nanobelt fashioned at last

17 Apr 2017 05:00:00 +0000

Iterative Wittig reactions and aryl-aryl coupling knit together the fused ring structure(image)

Making immune cells more tolerant

10 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000

New biomaterials target cells involved in autoimmune diseases(image)

New 2-D perovskite shines white

27 Mar 2017 05:00:43 +0000

Ultrathin semiconductor materials showcase glowing potential(image)

Nanomachines wind and unwind polymers

23 Mar 2017 16:25:00 +0000

Light-powered molecular machines work in tandem to contract and expand a polymer(image)

Zapping nanoparticles into nail polish

20 Mar 2017 05:00:56 +0000

Laser ablation method makes cosmetic and biomedical coatings in a flash(image)

Custom designed zeolites make better catalysts

14 Mar 2017 12:25:39 +0000

Zeolites synthesized with transition state mimics exhibit enhanced activity and product selectivity(image)

Nanostructures lift the fog

13 Mar 2017 05:00:00 +0000

Structural features styled from a block copolymer help make superhydrophobic antifogging surfaces(image)

Magnetic data bit stored on single atom

08 Mar 2017 22:51:00 +0000

Scanning probe study achieves ultimate in data-storage miniaturization(image)

Chemists create colloidal clathrate crystals

06 Mar 2017 06:00:55 +0000

New combination of nanoparticle shape, DNA length, and DNA sequence leads to novel host-guest materials(image)

Simpler, faster oil-spill cleanup using fish-inspired membranes

03 Mar 2017 13:49:18 +0000

New membrane system withstands fouling to continuously filter out water and collect oil(image)

Keeping bacterial infections at bay using peptide-containing nanofibers

01 Mar 2017 16:17:16 +0000

Quorum sensing inhibitors incorporated into electrospun nanofibers could prevent bacterial infections(image)