Nylon cooking luggage, plastic-lined cups can release nanoparticles into liquids

Journal Reference: Christopher D. Zangmeister, James G. Radney, Kurt D. Benkstein, Berc Kalanyan. Common Single-Use Consumer Plastic Products Release Trillions of Sub-100 nm Nanoparticles per Liter into Water during Normal Use. Environmental Science & Technology, 2022; DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.1c06768 Food-grade plastics come into contact with a variety of foods and drinks that people consume every day. … Read more

Nanoparticles show promise for finding, removing endometriosis lesions

Journal Reference: Youngrong Park, Ananiya A. Demessie, Addie Luo, Olena R. Taratula, Abraham S. Moses, Peter Do, Leonardo Campos, Younes Jahangiri, Cory R. Wyatt, Hassan A. Albarqi, Khashayar Farsad, Ov D. Slayden, Oleh Taratula. Targeted Nanoparticles with High Heating Efficiency for the Treatment of Endometriosis with Systemically Delivered Magnetic Hyperthermia. Small, 2022; 2107808 DOI: 10.1002/smll.202107808 … Read more

Scavenger nanoparticles could make fuel cell-powered vehicles a reality

Journal Reference: Hua Xie, Xiaohong Xie, Guoxiang Hu, Venkateshkumar Prabhakaran, Sulay Saha, Lorelis Gonzalez-Lopez, Abhijit H. Phakatkar, Min Hong, Meiling Wu, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, Vijay Ramani, Mohamad I. Al-Sheikhly, De-en Jiang, Yuyan Shao, Liangbing Hu. Ta–TiOx nanoparticles as radical scavengers to improve the durability of Fe–N–C oxygen reduction catalysts. Nature Energy, 2022; 7 (3): 281 DOI: … Read more

Engineering researchers develop porous nanoparticles for regenerative medicine

Journal Reference: Sukanya Bhunia, Manish K. Jaiswal, Kanwar Abhay Singh, Kaivalya A. Deo, Akhilesh K. Gaharwar. 2D Covalent Organic Framework Direct Osteogenic Differentiation of Stem Cells. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2022; 2101737 DOI: 10.1002/adhm.202101737 Akhilesh K. Gaharwar, associate professor and Presidential Impact Fellow in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and a fellow of the American Institute … Read more

Seeing below the surface of bimetallic nanoparticles

Journal Reference: Nobutomo Nakamura, Koji Matsuura, Akio Ishii, Hirotsugu Ogi. Restructuring in bimetallic core-shell nanoparticles: Real-time observation. Physical Review B, 2022; 105 (12) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.105.125401 Core-shell nanoparticles comprise one type of material encapsulated within another and offer properties that are not available using just one material. When the materials are metals, and one is deposited … Read more

Easy aluminum nanoparticles for speedy, efficient hydrogen generation from water

Journal Reference: Gabriella Amberchan, Isai Lopez, Beatriz Ehlke, Jeremy Barnett, Neo Y. Bao, A’Lester Allen, Bakthan Singaram, Scott R. J. Oliver. Aluminum Nanoparticles from a Ga–Al Composite for Water Splitting and Hydrogen Generation. ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2022; DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.1c04331 For years, researchers have tried to find efficient and cost-effective ways to use aluminum’s reactivity … Read more

‘Wonderful’ nanoparticles from maize: A potent and economical anti-cancer therapeutic

Journal Reference: Daisuke Sasaki, Kosuke Kusamori, Yukiya Takayama, Shoko Itakura, Hiroaki Todo, Makiya Nishikawa. Development of nanoparticles derived from corn as mass producible bionanoparticles with anticancer activity. Scientific Reports, 2021; 11 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-02241-y Another recently emerging option is that of plant-derived nanoparticles (NPs), which can be easily produced in high levels at relatively lower … Read more

Nanoparticles deliver ‘suicide gene’ therapy to pediatric brain tumors growing in mice

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