A biologically friendly supercapacitor invented by UCLA and University of Connecticut researchers charges using electrolytes from biological fluids like blood serum and urine.
Rankings by the Milken Institute put UCLA No. 1 in the nation when it comes to the number of startup companies launched as a result of campus research, no. 15 overall.
The combined dye/cellphone reader system achieved comparable results to equipment costing tens of thousands of dollars more.
The terahertz part of the spectrum has potential uses in biological sensing and medical imaging and chemical identification.
A UCLA team creates a "smart" mobile tool that may be used to diagnose and treat serious infections and diseases.
Researchers precisely measured the coordinates of more than 23,000 atoms in a technologically important material.
UCLA-led research shows that adding nanoparticles of aluminum oxide allows for more control over manufacturing processes, which could make them more efficient and reliable.
Local high school students learn about the life of a UCLA scientist and practical uses for nanotechnology.
UCLA and Caltech researchers created jagged platinum nanowires that would require only 1/50 as much platinum as used in current smooth-shaped wires.
UCLA researchers note that the next decade shows great promise for things like improving food safety, fighting infections, storing energy and supplying clean energy.
The UCLA professor emeritus, who directed the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA, was honored with two others for designing and developing molecular machines.
A fluid that behaves similarly to water in our day-to-day lives becomes as heavy as honey when trapped in a nanocage.
The findings are a major step toward confirming an unusual theory of how some cancer cells metastasize, and the study could lead to new strategies for keeping melanoma from spreading.
The test, developed by UCLA researchers, could also be used to identify biomarkers for cancer and infectious diseases.
The device combines two components invented at UCLA: a photonic time stretch microscope and a deep learning computer program that identifies cancer cells with over 95 percent accuracy.
Volunteer scientists, graduate students and staff from the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA set up a booth to demystify nanoscience in fun ways.
Mesoporous silica nanoparticles deliver the drug directly to the tumor instead of having it spread through the bloodstream.
Wavelength scanning pixel super-resolution allows researchers to view large samples in much finer detail.
The advance could make it much more efficient to build nanoelectronic and nanobioelectronic devices that could measure brain cell and circuit function in real time.
To create the super-strong but lightweight metal, scientists found a new way to disperse and stabilize nanoparticles in molten metals.
Discovery could aid in the creation of vaccines and drug treatments for bluetongue disease.
The study, by researchers at the California NanoSystems Institute, could be an important step in the effort to satisfy the world’s need for clean water.
Nanoparticle system delivers the antibiotic moxifloxacin directly to infected cells, greatly improving treatment of pneumonic tularemia.
UCLA research reveals the three-dimensional atomic structure of a double-stranded RNA virus and the biological nano-switch that turns on transcription.
Technique creates 3-D objects that could be used in a variety of biomedical and industrial applications.