The invention uses ultrasound-responsive nanobubbles to deliver treatment to targeted areas of a person’s body, avoiding side effects associated with traditional osteoporosis treatments, such as osteonecrosis (delayed healing of the jawbone) and gastrointestinal problems.
The work can lead to new catalysts and other compounds that could be applicable in a range of areas including quantum science, renewable energy, life sciences and sustainability.
An alum and several researchers at UCF have used nanotechnology to develop the cleaning agent, which protects against seven viruses for up to seven days.
The technique uses nickel-platinum nanoparticles to increase the sensitivity of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, or ELISA, that is used to test for the presence of cancers, HIV and more.
Current lithium-ion batteries contain solvents that are flammable and toxic.
Some of Assistant Professor Yang Yang’s latest work is focused on keeping a key, internal metal structure — the anode — from falling apart over time.
College of Optics and Photonics Assistant Professor Kyu Young Han will use the funding to develop a new optical technology that could aid in the understanding of human protein linked to diseases.
The work has implications in creating nighttime camouflage and methods for anticounterfeiting, tagging and energy management.
Adulterated food results in people paying more for their food than it’s worth, as sometimes foods are bulked up with less expensive filler products.
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