Strong teeth: Nanostructures under stress make teeth crack resistant

Human teeth have to serve for a lifetime, despite being subjected to huge forces. But the high failure resistance of dentin in teeth is not fully understood. An interdisciplinary team led by...

Tiny but precise: the most accurate quantum thermometers

Scientists have defined the smallest, most accurate thermometer allowed by the laws of physics — one that could detect the smallest fluctuations in microscopic regions, such as the variations...

Improving the delivery of chemotherapy with graphene

A new study published in IOP Publishing’s journal 2D Materials has proposed using graphene as an alternative coating for catheters to improve the delivery of chemotherapy drugs.   ...

Nanoparticle drug reverses Parkinson’s-like symptoms in rats

Scientists  from the CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research  are reporting a novel method that has reversed Parkinson's-like symptoms in rats. Their results  could...

Antibiotic nanoparticles attack respiratory infection and reduce drug side effects

Researchers from Germany, Brazil and France have shown that the use of nanoparticles to carry antibiotics across biological barriers can be effective in treating lung infections.   ...

Graphene shows potential as novel anti-cancer therapeutic strategy

University of Manchester scientists have used graphene to target and neutralise cancer stem cells while not harming other cells. This new development opens up the possibility of preventing or...
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