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Researchers extend reach of mass spectrometry

French researchers weigh whole virus capsids and extend reach of mass spectrometry with nanomechanical resonators



High resolution separation of nanoparticles

Tool for the separation of complex particulate samples in areas including agriculture, cosmetics, the environment, food and nanomaterials



High resolution separation of nanoparticles

Tool for the separation of complex particulate samples in areas including agriculture, cosmetics, the environment, food and nanomaterials



Particle technology firm recruits new R&D staff member

Analytical and R&D services company Escubed adds polymer chemistry expert to its growing R&D team



Nanoparticles can overcome drug resistance in breast cancer cells

Nanoparticles filled with chemotherapeutic drugs can kill drug-resistant breast cancer cells, according to a study published in the scientific journal Biomaterials.



York physicists offer novel insight into experimental cancer treatment

Physicists from the University of York have carried out new research into how the heating effect of an experimental cancer treatment works.



Nanoparticle-based drug is less harmful to fertility

From nanoparticles in new drugs and novel therapeutics, to imaging at the cellular level and understanding how bacteria work, nanotechnology is at the heart of many biotechnology advances



New nanoparticles research

A Wayne State University researcher has successfully tested a technique that can lead to more effective use of nanoparticles as a drug delivery system.



New catalyst of platinum nanoparticles

Scientists have discovered a catalyst and catalyst-support combination that could make fuel cells more stable, conk-out free, inexpensive and more resistant to carbon monoxide poisoning.



Freeze Drying of Nanoparticles

The major obstacle that limits the use of nanoparticulate drug delivery systems is the physical instability that is frequently found when such systems are stored for an extended time period.



Nanoparticles target and kill cancer cells

Another weapon in the arsenal against cancer: Nanoparticles that identify, target and kill specific cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone.



Magnetic nanoparticles multitask duties

Whether it's magnetic nanoparticles (mNPs) giving white blood cells directions to invade or the use of mNPs to target specific nerve channels and induce nerve-led behaviour, mNPs have come a long way in the past decade.



Controlling the structure of nanoparticles

Scientists have learned how to consistently create hollow, solid and amorphous nanoparticles of nickel phosphide, which has potential uses in the development of solar cells and as catalysts for removing sulphur from fuel.



Fate of nanoparticles in human cells

Scientists funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council have uncovered what happens to biomimetic nanoparticles when they enter human cells.



Therapeutic nanoparticles

A research team studying sugar-coated nanoparticles for use as a possible cancer therapy has uncovered a delicate balancing act that makes the particles more effective than conventional thinking says they should be.



Environmental effects of carbon nanoparticles

A new study raises the possibility that flies and other insects that encounter nanomaterial 'hot spots,' or spills, near manufacturing facilities in the future could pick up and transport nanoparticles on their bodies.



Nanoparticles cross blood-brain barrier

Researchers have been able to illuminate brain tumours by injecting fluorescent nanoparticles into the bloodstream that safely cross the blood-brain barrier.



Nanoparticles affect brain development in mice

Maternal exposure to nanoparticles of titanium dioxide affects the expression of genes related to the central nervous system in developing mice.



Nanotechnology: Facile synthesis of nanoparticles

Nanostructured materials have garnered great interest worldwide due to their unique size-dependent properties for chemical, electronic, structural, medical and consumer applications.



The case of cobalt nanoparticles

Nanotechnologists show that changing the shape of cobalt nanoparticles from spherical to cubic can fundamentally change their behaviour.



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