Advanced materials

 

Advanced materials

Drug?loaded lipid nanoparticles improve the removal rates of the Staphylococcus aureus biofilm
25/02/2024 - Graphical Abstract and Lay SummaryBiofilms of the foodborne pathogen Staphylococcus aureus show improved resistance to antibiotics and are difficult to eliminate. In this study, a new lipid...
Encapsulation of pristine and silica?coated human adipose?derived mesenchymal stem cells in gelatin colloidal hydrogels for tissue engineering and bioprinting applications
25/02/2024 - Graphical Abstract and Lay SummaryStem cells can be easily encapsulated in gelatin colloidal gels without altering their viscoelastic properties and cohesiveness. These encapsulated cells are viable...
Curcumin – Bioavailability Enhancement by Prodrug Approach and Novel Formulations
24/02/2024 - Curcumin, is a diverse natural pharmacological agent involved in various signal transduction mechanisms. Therapeutically, this potent molecule facing different challenges and issues related to low...
Stimuli?triggered Self?Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles: Recent Advances in Fabrication and Biomedical Applications
25/02/2024 - Gold nanoparticles have been widely used in engineering, material chemistry, and biomedical applications owing to their ease of synthesis and functionalization, localized surface plasmon resonance...
Photosynthetic nano fibers: Living microalgae packaging into polyvinyl alcohol nanofibers using an electrospinning method
23/02/2024 - Carboxyl CNT?GO PVA composites.AbstractCarbon nanotube (CNT) polymer composites have broad application prospects in thermal management as electrothermal heaters. Nevertheless, challenge remains in...
Ag/g-C3N4 nanosheets as a progressive support of Pt catalyst for improved electrocatalytic oxidation of methanol
24/02/2024 - Abstract In consideration of the increased activity of Pt-based catalysts for methanol oxidation in direct methanol fuel cells, it is necessary to apply an ideal support in the...
Additive manufacturing of Fe-3.5 wt.-%Si electrical steel via laser powder bed fusion and subsequent thermomechanical processing
24/02/2024 - Abstract A novel additive manufacturing approach is proposed to produce an electrical steel (Fe-3.5%Si) by laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) followed by conventional thermomechanical...
The use of decorated titanium oxide nanoparticles for the development of handmade textile heritage in Egyptian villages: Design, mechanical, flammability, and antibacterial properties
24/02/2024 - High efficient and green treatment of kilim fabric (KF) based on antimicrobial natural rosin acids and dapsone with sublethal content of TiO2 NPs.Improving eco?friendly coating?based materials for...
Advances in Nanoarchitectonics: A Review of “Static” and “Dynamic” Particle Assembly Methods
24/02/2024 - Particle assembly is a promising technique to create functional materials and devices from nanoscale building blocks. However, the control of particle arrangement and orientation is challenging and...
Up- and Down-Regulation of Enzyme Activity in Aggregates with Gold-Covered Magnetic Nanoparticles Triggered by Low-Frequency Magnetic Field
23/02/2024 - The modern global trend toward sustainable processes that meet the requirements of “green chemistry” provides new opportunities for the broad application of highly active,...
Zein-Based Nanoparticles as Active Platforms for Sustainable Applications: Recent Advances and Perspectives
23/02/2024 - Nanomaterials, due to their unique structural and functional features, are widely investigated for potential applications in a wide range of industrial sectors. In this context, protein-based...
Engineered Cell Membrane-Camouflaged Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications
23/02/2024 - Recent strides in nanomaterials science have paved the way for the creation of reliable, effective, highly accurate, and user-friendly biomedical systems. Pioneering the integration of natural cell...
Utilizing Gold Nanoparticle Decoration for Enhanced UV Photodetection in CdS Thin Films Fabricated by Pulsed Laser Deposition: Exploiting Plasmon-Induced Effects
24/02/2024 - UV sensors hold significant promise for various applications in both military and civilian domains. However, achieving exceptional detectivity, responsivity, and rapid rise/decay times remains a...
Recent advances and challenges in thermal stability of PVA?based film: A review
23/02/2024 - Food packaging film is being developed using biodegradable polymers to prolong the shelf life of foods and address the environmental damage caused by non?biodegradable plastics. Poly(vinyl alcohol)...
Materiobiomodulated ROS Therapy for De Novo Hair Growth
21/02/2024 - This study presents a materiobiomodulation therapy using polydopamine nanoparticles for controlled ROS delivery in hair regrowth, utilizing Hyperion mice with an H2O2 biosensor for in vivo ROS...
22% Record Efficiency in Nanorod Light?Emitting Diodes Achieved by Gradient Shells
20/02/2024 - The external quantum efficiency (EQE) in light?emitting diodes (LEDs) based on isotropic quantum dots has approached the theoretical limit of close to 20%. Anisotropic nanorods can break this limit...
Exploring the Potential of Nanoparticles in the Treatment of Breast Cancer: Current Applications and Future Directions
22/02/2024 - Breast cancer (BC) ranks among the most diagnosed solid tumors worldwide. For decades, significant research efforts have been dedicated to finding selective treatments for these solid tumors....
Nanomaterials for Anti-Infection in Orthopedic Implants: A Review
21/02/2024 - Postoperative implant infection is a severe complication in orthopedic surgery, often leading to implant failure. Current treatment strategies mainly rely on systemic antibiotic therapies, despite...
Polymer Nanocomposites Based on Nanosized Substituted Ferrites (NiZn)1−xMnxFe2O4 on the Surface of Carbon Nanotubes for Effective Interaction with High-Frequency EM Radiation
21/02/2024 - To create materials that interact effectively with electromagnetic (EM) radiation, new nanosized substituted ferrites (NiZn)1−xMnxFe2O4 (x = 0, 0.5, and 1) anchored on the surface of...
Progress and Application of Halide Perovskite Materials for Solar Cells and Light Emitting Devices
20/02/2024 - Halide perovskite materials have attracted worldwide attention in the photovoltaic area due to the rapid improvement in efficiency, from less than 4% in 2009 to 26.1% in 2023 with only a nanometer...
Functionalized ZnO-Based Nanocomposites for Diverse Biological Applications: Current Trends and Future Perspectives
21/02/2024 - The wide array of structures and characteristics found in ZnO-based nanostructures offers them a versatile range of uses. Over the past decade, significant attention has been drawn to the possible...