Researchers design superhydrophobic ‘nanoflower’ for biomedical applications

IMAGE: Dr. Akhilesh K. Gaharwar, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, introduces a new concept to control the wetting characteristics by modulating atomic defects in 2D nanomaterials. This work… view more  Plant leaves have a natural superpower — they’re designed with water repelling characteristics. Called a superhydrophobic surface, this trait allows leaves to cleanse…

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Dundee partners with Bukwang Pharm to develop new treatment for Parkinson’s

The University of Dundee’s Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) has announced a multi-million-pound partnership with Korea-based Bukwang Pharmaceutical Company in a bid to develop a new drug treatment for Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurological disorder, after Alzheimer’s disease, affecting around two people in every 1000 across the population. There are around…

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Sound and Flavor Made in Harlem

Take Marcus Samuelsson along with you into the kitchen or even on the subway. The chef and restaurateur, who is based in Harlem, has a new audio cookbook that incorporates the neighborhood and his flagship restaurant, Red Rooster Harlem, with stops in your home kitchen to whip up some peanut-bacon pork chops, fish in banana…

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