[China, USA] A nanoparticle that can help clean water of cadmium becomes toxic once taking in the metal. But research finds that Continue reading Algae nanoparticle makes pollution-fighting particle less toxic
[Ethiopia] UV-vis, Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy, transmission electron microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, Continue reading Algal bioengineers: Nanoparticle fabricators
[Sweden] Biological alternatives to oil-based varnish are turning wood into one of the most sustainable building materials available. Continue reading Algae and vegetable oils give wood a whole new shine
[Taiwan] National Taiwan University (NTU) research team, led by a chemistry professor Wu Chia-wen, synthesized a magnetic nanoparticle for Continue reading Super magnetic nanoparticles to harvest and turn microalgae into biodiesel
[Australia] Algae has been genetically engineered to kill cancer cells without harming healthy cells. The algae nanoparticles, created by scientists in Australia, Continue reading Genetically engineered algae kills 90% of cancer cells without harming healthy ones
(Phys.org) —Oregon State University researchers are combining diatoms, a type of single-celled photosynthetic algae, with nanoparticles to create a sensor capable of detecting miniscule amounts of protein or other biomarkers.
This is a new and innovative approach to optical biosensors, which are important in health care for such applications as… Continue reading Intricate algae produce low-cost biosensors