Alexandra Goho's Articles
- NewsForests of carbon nanotubes coated with Teflon yield a superhydrophobic material—the ultimate self-cleaning surface.
- NewsClay minerals at the bottom of the ocean may have played a crucial role in assembling the very first cells on Earth billions of years ago.
- NewsA polymer microchip implanted under the skin could deliver multiple doses of medications at programmed intervals, eliminating the need for pills and injections.
- FeatureAn earth scientist's proposed alternative periodic table of elements is emblematic of the growing desire among scientists to recast this 130-year-old chart.
- NewsThe 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry honors two researchers for their pioneering work on the structure and mechanisms of cell membrane channels, tiny pores that regulate the flow of ions and water molecules across cells.
- NewsA new gene therapy technique relies on nanorods made of gold and nickel to deliver genes to cells in the body.
- NewsResearchers have devised a new imaging technique for visualizing every carbon atom in the basic unit of graphite.
- NewsGrowing drug crystals on different polymer surfaces may lead to improved medicines.
- NewsA hybrid material made of biodegradable polymers and carbon nanotubes yields an optimal scaffold for growing cartilage.
- NewsA novel technique for patterning light-guiding channels through photonic crystals made of hydrogel nanoparticles may lead to faster, all-optical telecommunications technologies.