1. The design and testing of multifunctional nanoparticles for drug delivery applications / Tristan D. Clemons, Helena M. Viola, Michael J. House, Livia C. Hool, and K. Swaminathan Lyer -- 2. Yolk-shell-structured nanoparticles : synthesis, surface functionalization, and their applications in nanomedicine / Tianyu Yang, Jian Liu, and Michael J. Monteiro -- 3. Chemical and biological sensors based on microelectromechanical systems / Gino Putrino, Adrian Keating, Mariusz Martyniuk, Lorenzo Faraone, and John Dell -- 4. Aluminum gallium nitride/gallium nitride transistor-based biosensor / Anna Podolska, Gia Parish, and Brett Nener -- 5. Understanding melanin : a nano-based material for the future / A.B. Mostert, P. Meredith, B.J. Powell, I.R. Gentle, G.R. Hanson, and F.L. Pratt -- 6. Phase transition in CdSe quantum dots and deposition of CdSe quantum dots on graphene sheets / Fehmida K. Kanodarwala and John A. Stride -- 7. Design of novel nanostructured photoanode materials for low-cost and efficient dye-sensitized solar cell applications / Yang Bai, Zhen Li, Rose Amal, and Lianzhou Wang -- 8. Gas transport properties and transport-based applications of electrospun nanofibers / Dahua Shou, Lin Ye, and Jintu Fan -- 9. An introduction to blender 2.69 for scientific illustrations / Iwan Kelaiah.