Recent advances in functionalized MnO2 nanosheets for biosensing and biomedicine applications
Schematic illustration of MnO2 nanosheets for applications in biosensing, bioimaging, drug delivery and cancer therapy.
Recent advances of bioinspired functional materials with specific wettability: from nature and beyond nature
Bioinspired functional materials with specific wettability: from nature and beyond nature.
Doping engineering and functionalization of two-dimensional metal chalcogenides
In this review, we present an in-depth discussion of the state-of-the-art doping engineering and functionalization of 2D metal chalcogenides for finely tuned material properties and functions in numerous application fields.
Disease-specific protein corona sensor arrays may have disease detection capacity
Protein corona sensor array technology identifies diseases through specific proteomics pattern recognition.
Detecting and targeting senescent cells using molecularly imprinted nanoparticles
Nanoparticles (MIPs) specifically detect and target senescent cells by binding to a surface protein, showing also specificity in vivo.
Additive-manufacturing of 3D glass-ceramics down to nanoscale resolution
An approach enabling nanoscale-additive manufacturing of inorganics based on phase transition via calcination of laser structured hybrid resin is proposed.
Tumour microenvironment-responsive semiconducting polymer-based self-assembling nanotheranostics
The nanoparticles exhibit excellent tumor accumulation and lead to complete tumor eradication with low power NIR laser irradiation.
Enhancing potassium-ion battery performance by defect and interlayer engineering
Expanded interlayer spacing and additionally exposed edges induced by defects of MoS2 enable facile K-intercalation, rapid K-transport and promoted K-adsorption.
Realizing the extraction of carbon from WC for in situ formation of W/WC heterostructures with efficient photoelectrochemical hydrogen evolution
As a proof of concept, in this work we realize the extraction of carbon atoms from carbide lattices by rationally controlling the reaction between carbides and Cl2.
Copper(I) sulfide: a two-dimensional semiconductor with superior oxidation resistance and high carrier mobility
δ-Cu2S sheets are energetically favorable, and exhibit superior oxidation resistance, suitable direct band gap, and ultrahigh carrier mobility.
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