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Photothermal nanofibers allow molecules to enter cells safely

Researchers give insight into how biocompatible photothermal nanofibers were developed, and how, upon laser irradiation, cells that come in contact with those nanofibers become permeabilized and can be transfected with a variety of effector molecules, including CRISPR/Cas9 ribonucleoprotein complexes and siRNA.

Oct 22nd, 2021

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Chemists develop a fundamentally new mode of adsorption

Scientists have made a breakthrough in surface science by introducing a new active mechanism of adsorption. Such adsorption-based phenomena, in which molecules are attracted onto a solid surface,are essential for today's catalysts, energy storage and environmental remediation.

Oct 21st, 2021

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How pearls achieve nanoscale precision

In research that could inform future high-performance nanomaterials, scientists have uncovered how mollusks build ultradurable structures with a level of symmetry that outstrips everything else in the natural world, with the exception of individual atoms.

Oct 21st, 2021

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