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    Heterostructuring and mixing of disparate materials provide new degrees of freedom to control carrier mobilities and exciton binding in solution-processed semiconductors. This Review highlights recent examples of heterostructured materials and devices, and examines the future direction of the field.

    • Oleksandr Voznyy
    • , Brandon R. Sutherland
    • , Alexander H. Ip
    • , David Zhitomirsky
    •  & Edward H. Sargent
  • Review Article |

    Nanotheranostics are nanoscale agents with both therapeutic and diagnostic functions. Cancer nanotheranostics that can be used for characterizing individual tumours, understanding and predicting nanoparticle–tumour interactions, and tailoring nanomedicines for optimized treatment hold great potential to revolutionize drug research and development, and clinical oncology.

    • Hongmin Chen
    • , Weizhong Zhang
    • , Guizhi Zhu
    • , Jin Xie
    •  & Xiaoyuan Chen
  • Review Article |

    Nanodiagnostics is a rapidly emerging field that leverages advances in nanobiotechnology to better visualize and diagnose disease. In this Review, we provide an overview of several clinically relevant imaging modalities and discuss how nanodiagnostics are enhancing their use.

    • Seung-min Park
    • , Amin Aalipour
    • , Ophir Vermesh
    • , Jung Ho Yu
    •  & Sanjiv S. Gambhir

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Volume 2 Issue 5

Volume 2 Issue 5

In this Review, the interplay between materials and microfluidics is examined, with the discussion focused on how recent advances in materials fabrication have expanded the frontiers of microfluidic platforms and how the new microfluidic capabilities are, in turn, furthering materials design. 

See Xu Hou et al. 2, 17016 (2017).

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