Silver nanoparticles toxic for aquatic organisms

Silver nanoparticles are increasingly being used in consumer products, such as clothing and personal care products, in the medical and pharmaceutical industry, and in the food industry. That ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Better chemo drug adsorption onto targeted delivery capsules

The efficacy of chemotherapy treatment depends on how effectively it reaches cancerous cells. Increasing targeted delivery could mean decreasing side effects. Scientists are enhancing methods ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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New test kit enables quick, accurate, inexpensive screening of diseases

Test results are denoted by a colour change and could be further analysed by a smartphone app, making it attractive as a point-of-care diagnostic device

8 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Compact fiber laser may enable wearable tech and better endoscopes

By creating a new twist on fiber optic sensors, researchers in China have developed a smart, flexible photoacoustic imaging technique that may have potential applications in wearable devices, ...

Mon 17 Sep 18 from Phys.org

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World's first passive anti-frosting surface fights ice with ice

Nothing foretells the coming of winter like frost on windshields.

Mon 17 Sep 18 from Phys.org

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Chemists create circular fluorescent dyes for biological imaging

Sept. 18, 2018—University of Oregon chemists have created a new class of fluorescent dyes that function in water and emit colors based solely on the diameter of circular nanotubes made of carbon ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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3-D electron microscopy uncovers the complex guts of desalination membranes

Careful sample preparation, electron tomography and quantitative analysis of 3-D models provides unique insights into the inner structure of reverse osmosis membranes widely used for salt water ...

16 hours ago from Phys.org

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Understanding surface science to manufacture quality cosmetics

A research team affiliated with UNIST has examined the rates of liquid penetration on rough or patterned surfaces, especially those with pores or cavities. Their findings provide important insights ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Condensation enhancement: Toward practical energy and water applications

Condensation heat transfer plays an essential role in the efficiency of energy-intensive industrial technologies including power generation, energy utilization, water desalination and harvesting, ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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A protective shield for sensitive enzymes in biofuel cells

An international team of researchers has developed a new mechanism to protect enzymes from oxygen as biocatalysts in fuel cells. The enzymes, known as hydrogenases, are just as efficient as ...

Mon 17 Sep 18 from Phys.org

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