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  • Dispelling a Misconception About Mg-Ion Batteries

    Date: October 16, 2014

    Phys.Org (Tilburg, Netherlands: 1.8 million unique monthly visits) "Dispelling a misconception about Mg-ion batteries" October 16, 2014 Lithium (Li)-ion batteries serve us well, powering our laptops, tablets, cell phones and a host of other gadgets and devices. However, for future automotive applications, we will need rechargeable batteries with significant increases in energy density, reductions in cost and improvements in safety. … Prendergast and Wan have published the results of their work in JACS, the Journal of the American Chemical ...

  • New Catalyst Could Improve Biofuels Production

    Date: October 16, 2014

    Science Daily (Sandy Hook, CT: 6.8 million unique monthly visits) "New catalyst could improve biofuels production" October 16, 2014 Washington State University researchers have developed a new catalyst that could lead to making biofuels cheaply and more efficiently. Led by Voiland Distinguished Professor Yong Wang, the researchers mixed inexpensive iron with a tiny amount of rare palladium to make the catalyst. Their work was featured on the cover of the October issue of the journal ACS Catalysis. View the article ...

  • Bio-Inspired 'Nano-Cocoons' Offer Targeted Drug Delivery Against Cancer Cells

    Date: October 15, 2014

    Guardian Liberty Voice (Las Vegas, NV: 3.8 million unique monthly visits) "Bio-Inspired 'Nano-Cocoons' Offer Targeted Drug Delivery Against Cancer Cells" October 15, 2014 Bio-inspired nano-cocoons may offer the newest method for delivering drugs used to treat the spread of cancer cells. Each bio-engineered cocoon consists of a single DNA strand that manipulates itself into the shape of a ball of yarn measuring 150 nanometers wide. They can carry large amounts of anti-cancer drugs and release them rapidly into ...

  • Scientists Combine New Type of Nanoparticle with Photodynamic Therapy to Kill Cancer Cells

    Date: October 16, 2014

    News Medical (Sydney, Australia: 4.3 million unique monthly visits) "Scientists combine new type of nanoparticle with photodynamic therapy to kill cancer cells" October 16, 2014 An international group of scientists led by Gang Han, PhD, at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, has combined a new type of nanoparticle with an FDA-approved photodynamic therapy to effectively kill deep-set cancer cells in vivo with minimal damage to surrounding tissue and fewer side effects than chemotherapy. … In research published ...

  • Device Assesses Dolphins' Health Via Their Blowholes

    Date: October 15, 2014

    Gizmag (Victoria, Australia: 1.9 million unique monthly visits) "Device assesses dolphins' health via their blowholes" October 15, 2014 If you want to get a picture of wild dolphin populations' health, it's typically necessary to capture some of the animals and then obtain blood samples or skin biopsies. Needless to say, it's hard work, and the dolphins tend not to like it. Soon, however, it may be possible to gather the same information using a device that samples their breath. ...