Issue 11 Highlights:
The outside front cover of Issue 11 features an article on the Bundling dynamics regulates the active mechanics and transport in carbon nanotube networks and their nanocomposites by Myung Gwan Hahm, Hailong Wang, Hyun Young Jung, Sanghyun Hong, Sung-Goo Lee, Sung-Ryong Kim, Moneesh Upmanyu and Yung Joon Jung.
Development of viral nanoparticles for efficient intracellular delivery is the article highlighted on the inside front cover by Zhuojun Wu, Kevin Chen, Ibrahim Yildiz, Anouk Dirksen, Rainer Fischer, Philip E. Dawson and Nicole F. Steinmetz.
Issue 11 also contains the following Feature and Review articles:
- Chitin nanofibers: preparations, modifications, and applications
Shinsuke Ifuku and Hiroyuki Saimoto
- Polymer coated inorganic nanoparticles: tailoring the nanocrystal surface for designing nanoprobes with biological implications
Alessandra Quarta, Alberto Curcio, Hamilton Kakwere and Teresa Pellegrino
- Preparation, properties and applications of polysaccharide nanocrystals in advanced functional nanomaterials: a review
Ning Lin, Jin Huang and Alain Dufresne
- Methane storage in molecular nanostructures
Olumide O. Adisa, Barry J. Cox and James M. Hill
Issue 12 Highlights:
Issue 12 of Nanoscale highlights a Communication on Saddles, twists, and curls: shape transitions in freestanding nanoribbons by Hailong Wang and Moneesh Upmanyu on the outside front cover.
The inside front cover shows a Feature Article on the Impacts of core–shell structures on properties of lanthanide-based nanocrystals: crystal phase, lattice strain, downconversion, upconversion and energy transfer by Arik Kar and Amitava Patra.
Issue 12 also contains the following high-impact Communications:
- Selected region functionalized fungi with magnetic targeting properties and versatile purification capabilities
Xiaolei Wang, Hui Zhu, Jia Zhang, Xuexia Liu, Fan Yang and Xiurong Yang
- Bio-functionalization of ligand-free upconverting lanthanide doped nanoparticles for bio-imaging and cell targeting
Nicoleta Bogdan, Emma Martín Rodríguez, Francisco Sanz-Rodríguez, M a Carmen Iglesias de la Cruz, Ángeles Juarranz, Daniel Jaque, José García Solé and John A. Capobianco
- Synthesis of micro-sized SnO2@carbon hollow spheres with enhanced lithium storage properties
Shujiang Ding, Dongyang Zhang, Hao Bin Wu, Zhicheng Zhang and Xiong Wen (David) Lou
- A graphene oxide (GO)-based molecular beacon for DNA-binding transcription factor detection
Jing-Jing Liu, Xiao-Rong Song, Yi-Wei Wang, Guo-Nan Chen and Huang-Hao Yang