"Smart" bandages - or bandages that provide real-time monitoring of the health and progress of wound healing are here!
As versatile as enzymes already are, it's actually possible to engineer enzymes to catalyze reactions that are entirely new to nature!
Title: Duality of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in Cancer Therapy: Amplification of Heating Efficiency by Magnetic Hyperthermia and Photothermal Bimodal Treatment Authors: Ana Espinosa, Riccardo Di Corato, Jelena Kolosnjaj-Tabi, Patrice Flaud, Teresa Pellegrino, and Claire Wilhelm DOI 10.1021/acsnano.5b07249 By: Ehsan Moaseri – Behzad Changalvaie In our previous Bite, “plasmonic photothermal Therapy (PPTT) using gold nanoparticles”, we... Continue Reading →
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 tumors by... 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 algorithms to simultaneously... Continue Reading →
Title: Controlled Assembly of Biodegradable Plasmonic Nanoclusters for Near-Infrared Imaging and Therapeutic Applications Authors: Jasmine M. Tam, Justina O. Tam, Avinash Murthy, Davis R. Ingram, Li Leo Ma, Kort Travis, Keith P. Johnston, and Konstantin V. Sokolov Journal: ACS Nano Gold has been historically a great commodity for a very long time that has been... Continue Reading →