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Many Common Household Products Contain DNA-Damaging Nanoparticles: Study
2014-04-11 07:48:39

Some nanoparticles commonly added to thousands of consumer products can significantly damage DNA, according to a new study by researchers at MIT and the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).

2014-04-10 08:23:09

SAN MARCOS, Texas, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Materials Corp.

2014-04-08 08:32:22

DUBLIN, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6zvj74/nanobiotechnology) has announced the addition of Jain PharmaBiotech's

2014-04-04 12:35:32

Using magnetically controlled nanoparticles to force tumor cells to 'self-destruct' sounds like science fiction, but could be a future part of cancer treatment.

nanoparticle growth
2014-03-30 06:06:44

With DESY’s X-ray light source PETRA III, Danish scientists observed the growth of nanoparticles live.

carbon nanofibers using ambient air
2014-03-26 03:00:35

Researchers from North Carolina State University have demonstrated that vertically aligned carbon nanofibers can be manufactured using ambient air, making the manufacturing process safer and less expensive.

Bacterial Biofilms Used To Create Lifelike Materials
2014-03-24 04:29:52

By drawing inspiration from the way in which minerals, living cells and other substances combine to form bone, a team of MIT engineers have created a type of “living material” out of bacterial cells.

Nanoscale Optical Switch Invented
2014-03-14 15:31:09

An ultra-fast and ultra-small optical switch has been invented that could advance the day when photons replace electrons in the innards of consumer products ranging from cell phones to automobiles.

2014-03-10 16:32:02

LONDON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

2014-03-03 15:25:51

Researchers from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed an innovative cancer-fighting technique in which custom-designed nanoparticles carry chemotherapy drugs directly to tumor cells and release their cargo when triggered by a two-photon laser in the infrared red wavelength.


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