One new approach that shows promise in overcoming multidrug resistance is to combine two different anticancer agents in one nanoscale construct, providing a one-two punch that can prove lethal to such resistant cells.
Scientists report that that chemicals in tea are the best yet discovered to make consistent, biologically safe gold nanoparticles. More importantly, these gold nanoparticles show promising anticancer properties.
Using a set of three biocompatible polymers and a nanoparticle containing gadolinium, a team of investigators at the Colorado School of Mines has created a nanoparticle platform that has the potential to target, image, and treat cancer.
Scientists have harnessed the phenomenon of 'spooky action at a distance' to shed light on another unusual and previously difficult aspect of quantum physics - that of distinguishing between two similar quantum devices.
Vicki Colvin of Rice University will give a talk titled 'Nanotechnology: Its Promise and Challenges' at the U.S. Department of Energy?s Brookhaven National Laboratory on Thursday, May 14, at 4 p.m. in Berkner Hall. The talk is free and open to the public.
The Nano Cement, Steel, and Construction Industries Conference May 16-17, 2009 is an opportunity to discover nanoconstruction?s buildings as physically, environmentally, and economically efficient in different terrains and climates.
As researchers push towards detection of single molecules, single electron spins and the smallest amounts of mass and movement, Yale researchers have demonstrated silicon-based nanocantilevers, smaller than the wavelength of light, that operate on photonic principles eliminating the need for electric transducers and expensive laser setups.
The XRF Short Course at the University of Western Ontario is a tightly integrated two-week course on the fundamentals, instrumentation, qualitative analysis, sample preparation, quantitative analysis and data reduction methods and software of X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry.
The Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies has announced that Leonid Melamed had been appointed to the top management position in a newly created Joint Venture between Russian Federal Atomic Energy Agency and Russian State Corporation Rostechnology.
It has the ability to reach speeds of 102mph, race around a 38 mile mountainous course and is powered by batteries which can be charged from a standard household socket. It's Kingston University's new, green motorbike.