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Possibilities and limitations of solution-state NMR spectroscopy to analyze the ligand shell of ultrasmall metal nanoparticles

Unlike larger plasmonic nanoparticles, ultrasmall nanoparticles with a diameter of 1–2 nm can be well analyzed by NMR spectroscopy. This gives deep insight into the nature of the organic ligand shell.

Graphical abstract: Possibilities and limitations of solution-state NMR spectroscopy to analyze the ligand shell of ultrasmall metal nanoparticles
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Nano revolution: pioneering the future of water reclamation with micro-/nano-robots

Future of micro-/nano-robots in water reclamation.

Graphical abstract: Nano revolution: pioneering the future of water reclamation with micro-/nano-robots
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Manipulation of interfacial charge dynamics for metal–organic frameworks toward advanced photocatalytic applications

By summarizing recent developments in the modulation of interfacial charge dynamics for MOF-based photocatalysts, this minireview delivers inspiring insights to help researchers harness the merits of MOFs and create versatile photocatalytic systems.

Graphical abstract: Manipulation of interfacial charge dynamics for metal–organic frameworks toward advanced photocatalytic applications
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Applications of self-assembled peptide hydrogels in anti-tumor therapy

Peptides are a class of active substances composed of a variety of amino acids with special physiological functions.

Graphical abstract: Applications of self-assembled peptide hydrogels in anti-tumor therapy
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Strategies for enhanced gene delivery to the central nervous system

Biological barriers in the central nervous system.

Graphical abstract: Strategies for enhanced gene delivery to the central nervous system
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Gold nanostructures/quantum dots for the enhanced efficiency of organic solar cells

This paper provides a comprehensive review of studies on the integration of AuNPs and AuQDs in OSCs.

Graphical abstract: Gold nanostructures/quantum dots for the enhanced efficiency of organic solar cells
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MXene-based composites in smart wound healing and dressings

Recent advancements in MXene-based wound dressings are discussed, focusing on their contributions to tissue regeneration, infection control, anti-inflammation and photothermal effects, and targeted therapeutic delivery.

Graphical abstract: MXene-based composites in smart wound healing and dressings
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Application of Quantum Dots in Brain Diseases and Its Neurotoxic Mechanism

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Analytical developments in the synergism of copper particles and cysteine: a review

Cysteine capped copper particles for versatile applications.

Graphical abstract: Analytical developments in the synergism of copper particles and cysteine: a review
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Advancements in nanomaterials for nanosensors: a comprehensive review

Nanomaterials (NMs) exhibit unique properties that render them highly suitable for developing sensitive and selective nanosensors across various domains.

Graphical abstract: Advancements in nanomaterials for nanosensors: a comprehensive review
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Tackling breast cancer with gold nanoparticles: twinning synthesis and particle engineering with efficacy

From HAuCl4, nano-gold is synthesized via physical, chemical and green techniques. Systematic engineering with different functionalities shapes nano-gold into a sword with multimodal applicability against breast cancer, but what are the consequences?

Graphical abstract: Tackling breast cancer with gold nanoparticles: twinning synthesis and particle engineering with efficacy
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Nanocosmos of catalysis: a voyage through synthesis, properties, and enhanced photocatalytic degradation in nickel sulfide nanocomposites

The review paper discusses the synthesis, physiochemical properties, and photocatalytic activity of NiS nanoparticles and ways to improve the photocatalytic performance.

Graphical abstract: Nanocosmos of catalysis: a voyage through synthesis, properties, and enhanced photocatalytic degradation in nickel sulfide nanocomposites
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Revolutionizing Cancer Therapy using Tetrahedral DNA Nanostructures as Intelligent Drug Delivery Systems

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Frictional behavior of one-dimensional materials: an experimental perspective

Experimental characterization techniques for the frictional properties of 1D materials were compiled and critically assessed. Key achievements were discussed, and future research focuses and directions were outlined.

Graphical abstract: Frictional behavior of one-dimensional materials: an experimental perspective
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Carbon nanomaterials as carriers for the anti-cancer drug doxorubicin: a review on theoretical and experimental studies

Effect of Doxorubicin on cancer cells.

Graphical abstract: Carbon nanomaterials as carriers for the anti-cancer drug doxorubicin: a review on theoretical and experimental studies
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Cutting-edge approaches for targeted drug delivery in breast cancer: beyond conventional therapies

Discover the groundbreaking potential of nanotech-based targeted delivery in breast cancer therapy. Our review showcases how this innovative precision medicine approach can revolutionise treatment and improve patient outcomes.

Graphical abstract: Cutting-edge approaches for targeted drug delivery in breast cancer: beyond conventional therapies
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Metrology for 2D materials: a perspective review from the international roadmap for devices and systems

The International Roadmap for Devices and Systems (IRDS) predicts the integration of 2D materials into high-volume manufacturing as channel materials within the next decade, primarily in ultra-scaled and low-power devices.

Graphical abstract: Metrology for 2D materials: a perspective review from the international roadmap for devices and systems
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Magnetic iron oxide-based nanozymes: from synthesis to application

Iron oxide nanozymes, which are magnetic nanoparticles with enzymatic properties, are explored, including their robust production techniques and diverse applications in the fields of biomedicine and environmental science.

Graphical abstract: Magnetic iron oxide-based nanozymes: from synthesis to application
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Safe nanomaterials: from their use, application, and disposal to regulations

Nanotechnology is a relatively new technological field, therefore, the information about the associated risk of nanomaterials in environmental and human health must be addressed and consolidated to develop accurate legislations, frameworks, and guidelines to standardise a safe use in any field.

Graphical abstract: Safe nanomaterials: from their use, application, and disposal to regulations
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Nanoencapsulation of general anaesthetics

General anaesthetics (etomidate, ketamine, propofol) may be encapsulated in different nanocarriers to facilitate their ability to cross the blood brain barrier while reducing their side effects.

Graphical abstract: Nanoencapsulation of general anaesthetics
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Nanocrystals as performance-boosting materials for solar cells

Nanocrystals (NCs) have been widely studied owing to their distinctive properties and promising application in new-generation photoelectric devices.

Graphical abstract: Nanocrystals as performance-boosting materials for solar cells
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Recent developments, advances and strategies in heterogeneous photocatalysts for water splitting

Graphical illustration of the photocatalytic overall water splitting system.

Graphical abstract: Recent developments, advances and strategies in heterogeneous photocatalysts for water splitting
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