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Three-dimensional cell culture matrices: state of the art.
Traditional methods of cell growth and manipulation on 2-dimensional (2D) surfaces have been shown to be insufficient for new challenges of cell biology and biochemistry, as well as in pharmaceuticalExpand
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Nanostructured artificial nacre
Finding a synthetic pathway to artificial analogs of nacre and bones represents a fundamental milestone in the development of composite materials. The ordered brick-and-mortar arrangement of organicExpand
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Ultrastrong and Stiff Layered Polymer Nanocomposites
Nanoscale building blocks are individually exceptionally strong because they are close to ideal, defect-free materials. It is, however, difficult to retain the ideal properties in macroscaleExpand
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Ultrasmall implantable composite microelectrodes with bioactive surfaces for chronic neural interfaces.
Implantable neural microelectrodes that can record extracellular biopotentials from small, targeted groups of neurons are critical for neuroscience research and emerging clinical applicationsExpand
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Structural diversity in binary nanoparticle superlattices
Assembly of small building blocks such as atoms, molecules and nanoparticles into macroscopic structures—that is, ‘bottom up’ assembly—is a theme that runs through chemistry, biology and materialExpand
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Spontaneous Organization of Single CdTe Nanoparticles into Luminescent Nanowires
Nanoparticles of CdTe were found to spontaneously reorganize into crystalline nanowires upon controlled removal of the protective shell of organic stabilizer. The intermediate step in the nanowireExpand
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Molecular design of strong single-wall carbon nanotube/polyelectrolyte multilayer composites
The mechanical failure of hybrid materials made from polymers and single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWNT) is primarily attributed to poor matrix–SWNT connectivity and severe phase segregation. BothExpand
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Biomedical Applications of Layer‐by‐Layer Assembly: From Biomimetics to Tissue Engineering
The design of advanced, nanostructured materials at the molecular level is of tremendous interest for the scientific and engineering communities because of the broad application of these materials inExpand
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Targeted gold nanoparticles enable molecular CT imaging of cancer.
X-ray based computed tomography (CT) is among the most convenient imaging/diagnostic tools in hospitals today in terms of availability, efficiency, and cost. However, in contrast to magneticExpand
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Diverse Applications of Nanomedicine
The design and use of materials in the nanoscale size range for addressing medical and health-related issues continues to receive increasing interest. Research in nanomedicine spans a multitude ofExpand
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