All nanoparticles

Illustration of the movement of different molecules during the oxidation of high-entropy alloy nanoparticles.

January 4, 2021

Better together: Scientists discover far-reaching applications of nanoparticles made of multiple elements

An emerging type of alloy nanoparticle proves more stable, durable than single-element nanoparticles

Infinity ring formed by the magnetic nanoparticles

November 18, 2020

UIC researchers describe fundamental processes behind movement of magnetic particles

New study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

spine

July 30, 2018

Magnetic nanoparticles deliver chemotherapy to difficult-to-reach spinal tumors

May eliminate need for whole-body chemotherapy

magnetic cement

July 27, 2018

Magnetic surgical cement heals spinal fractures, provides targeted drug delivery

A new way to get drugs into the spinal column

nanoscalealloys

March 29, 2018

Nanoscale alloys from elements thought to be incapable of mixing

Heat-shock process allows for scaling up production

A molecular dynamics model showing a nanoparticle binding to the outer envelope of the human papilloma virus

December 18, 2017

Designer nanoparticles destroy a broad array of viruses

Computational modeling key in design

nanoparticles

October 26, 2017

New technique produces tunable, nanoporous materials

Nanostructures with unique properties

June 14, 2017

New chemical method could revolutionize graphene

New vapor-phase functionalization-process is “ring centered,” not “carbon centered”

November 22, 2016

Supersonic spray yields new nanomaterial for bendable, wearable electronics

Film of self-fused nanowires clear as glass, conducts like metal

zinc oxide nanoparticles

April 27, 2016

Nanoparticles hold promise as double-edged sword against genital herpes

Particles may also prevent the spread of HIV

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