Cellulose is widely used as a thickener and filler in foods and drugs. It has been designated "generally regarded as safe" (GRAS). Nanocellulose (NC) has many additional potential applications designed to improve food quality and safety, but has not yet been designated as GRAS. Here we present results of tox
The potential adverse effects of nanoplastics have gradually received the great attention. We here employed Caenorhabditis elegans to investigate the possible neurotoxicity of nanopolystyrene particles on development and function of D-type GABAergic motor neurons. Nanopolystyrene (1000 μg/L) induced the neur
Nature Nanotechnology, Published online: 18 June 2019; doi:10.1038/s41565-019-0491-1 The combination of ferroelectrics and phase-change materials provides a route towards phase-change data storage at room temperature, without heating.
Nature Nanotechnology, Published online: 17 June 2019; doi:10.1038/s41565-019-0467-1 Magneto-transport measurements on thin metallic crystals of the transition metal dichalcogenide PtSe2 show signatures of ferro- and antiferromagnetic order depending on the number of layers and first-principles calculations suggest Pt vacancies at the surface as a plausible cause.
Manipulating the distribution states, exposed surfaces, and interfacial interactions of graphene-based nanomaterials is a key issue for taking full advantages of graphene characteristics. Herein we report the in-suit plantation of numerous ultrafine PdIr alloy nanowires (diameter of 1.8 nm) to predominately
Pop stars like Lil Dicky and Grimes are using their music and their huge followings to gain vital coverage of climate change. This rise in social media-driven activism shows that a tipping point has been reached in popular culture
Researchers have developed new techniques for labeling and retrieving data files in DNA-based information storage systems, addressing two of the key obstacles to widespread adoption of DNA data storage technologies.