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Latest Implications of nanotechnology Stories

2011-03-10 15:19:06

Nanotech consumer products continue to grow at a consistent pace.

2010-12-20 19:11:49

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at UC Santa Barbara has produced a groundbreaking study of how nanoparticles are able to biomagnify in a simple microbial food chain.

2010-11-29 18:22:40

Gold nanoparticles, tiny pieces of gold so small that they can't be seen by the naked eye, are used in electronics, healthcare products and as pharmaceuticals to fight cancer.

2010-11-17 17:18:59

Tiny particles used in a range of everyday products from computers to shampoo can adversely affect the lungs in very different ways, a study has shown.

2010-11-16 21:44:16

Using particles that are 1/100,000 the width of a human hair to deliver drugs to cells or assist plants in fighting off pests may sound like something out of a science fiction movie, but these scenarios may be a common occurrence in the near future.

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2010-11-04 07:43:18

A new genre of construction materials, made from stuff barely 1/50,000th the width of a human hair, is about to debut in the building of homes, offices, bridges, and other structures.

2010-10-21 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) will celebrate its tenth anniversary with the National Nanotechnology Innovation Summit, December 8-10 at the Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbor Maryland.

2010-08-16 14:40:07

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a method for predicting the ways nanoparticles will interact with biological systems – including the human body.

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2010-08-08 20:50:01

Nanoscience has garnered billions in funding and has been hailed as ushering in the 'next industrial revolution'.

2010-07-28 14:53:20

Nanotechnology refers to a broad range of tools, techniques and applications that simply involve particles on the approximate size scale of a few to hundreds of nanometers in diameter.


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