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Silica particles may lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes

Engineered ingestible molecular traps created from mesoporous silica particles introduced to the gut can have an effect on food efficiency and metabolic risk factors. The results from studies on mice demonstrate the potential to reduce the energy uptake into the body and could lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes.

Oct 14th, 2020

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The paints that eat pollutants and heat homes

Applying a coat of paint on the walls of a house may soon help to heat it, saving energy and reducing CO2 emissions. It could also clean the air that we breathe, breaking down chemicals and pollutants, and eliminating harmful pathogens.

Jan 24th, 2020

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A breakthrough in molding materials at the nanoscale

In a potential game-changing shift in how nano- and quantum devices are designed and manufactured, researchers have discovered that these materials are actually very conducive to nanomolding, thanks to their atoms? ability to self-organize.

Jan 24th, 2020

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A megalibrary of nanoparticles

Using straightforward chemistry and a mix-and-match, modular strategy, researchers have developed a simple approach that could produce over 65,000 different types of complex nanoparticles, each containing up to six different materials and eight segments, with interfaces that could be exploited in electrical or optical applications.

Jan 23rd, 2020

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