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Performing cellular surgery with a laser-powered nanoblade

To study certain aspects of cells, researchers need the ability to take the innards out, manipulate them, and put them back. Options for this kind of work are limited, but in a new study researchers describe a 'nanoblade' that can slice through a cell's membrane to insert mitochondria.

Posted: May 10th, 2016

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Graphene flakes to calm synapses

A new study showed how effective graphene oxide flakes are at interfering with excitatory synapses, an effect that could prove useful in new treatments for diseases like epilepsy.

Posted: May 10th, 2016

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Best of both worlds

Ferromagnetism + semiconductor = spintronics: New opportunities for improving electronics.

Posted: May 9th, 2016

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New material temporarily tightens skin (w/video)

Scientists have developed a new material that can temporarily protect and tighten skin, and smooth wrinkles. With further development, it could also be used to deliver drugs to help treat skin conditions such as eczema and other types of dermatitis.

Posted: May 9th, 2016

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