Title: Plasmonic photothermal therapy (PPTT) using gold nanoparticles Authors: Xiaohua Huang, Prashant K. Jain, Ivan H. El-Sayed, Mostafa A. El-Sayed By: Ehsan Moaseri - Behzad Changalvaie Cancer therapeutics have been a principal part of biomedical research in the past two decades. A significant portion of this research has been aimed towards destruction of... Continue Reading →
Title: Diagnosis and Classification of 17 Diseases from 1404 Subjects via Pattern Analysis of Exhaled Molecules Authors: Hossam Haick et al. Publication Info: ACS Nano, 2017, 11 (1), pp 112–125 DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b04930 This work reports on the development of a portable, inexpensive, and non-invasive breath analyzer that couples the use basic fundamental chemical principles with pattern recognition... Continue Reading →
If you want to know about a molecule without chemicals, now you can without entering a lab. In this article, let us explore how computational power can benefit our understanding of molecules!
Our bones have the ability to heal themselves when exposed to mechanical stresses by forming new polymeric material, so what's stopping scientists from doing the same synthetically?
Title: Adsorption of iron oxide nanoclusters stabilized with sulfonated copolymers on silica in concentrated NaCl and CaCl2 brine Authors: Hitesh G. Bagaria , Bethany M. Neilson , Andrew J. Worthen , Zheng Xue , Ki Youl Yoon, Victoria Cheng, Jae Ho Lee, Sindhuja Velagala, Chun Huh, Steven L. Bryant, Christopher W. Bielawski, Keith P. Johnston... Continue Reading →
Title: Electrochemical Capture and Release of Carbon Dioxide Authors: Joseph H. Rheinhardt, Poonam Singh, Pilarisetty Tarakeshwar, and Daniel A. Buttry* Publication Info: ACS Energy Lett., 2017, 2 (2), pp 454–461, DOI:10.1021/acsenergylett.6b00608 This article is a perspective from recognized experts in the field of CO2 capture and release. It specifically focuses on molecular CO2 binding-release agents whose... Continue Reading →
Advances in knowledge about light emission have brought breathtaking innovations in lighting and display technologies. The well-known light-emitting processes are fluorescence and phosphorescence. Let's take a closer look into their dynamics and another light-emitting process: Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence (TADF)!