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New Center to assess safety of engineered nanomaterials

Researchers at the new Harvard-NIEHS Nanosafety Research Center at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health are working to understand the unique properties of ENMs - both beneficial and harmful - and to ultimately establish safety standards for the field.

Posted: Aug 29th, 2016

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Electrons at the speed limit

Scientists have investigated how fast electrons can ultimately be controlled with electric fields. Their insights are of importance for the petahertz electronics of the future.

Posted: Aug 26th, 2016

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Designing ultrasound protein tools with molecular engineering

Researchers engineered protein-shelled nanostructures called gas vesicles - which reflect sound waves - to exhibit new properties useful for ultrasound technologies. In the future, these gas vesicles could be administered to a patient to visualize tissues of interest.

Posted: Aug 25th, 2016

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