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Antimicrobial agents incorporated into edible films applied to foods to seal in flavor, freshness and color can improve the microbiological safety of meats, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Endocrine disrupters are not the only worrying chemicals that ordinary consumers are exposed to in everyday life. Also nanoparticles of silver, found in e.g. dietary supplements, cosmetics and food packaging, now worry scientists.
A tabletop device invented at Rice University can tell how efficiently a nanoparticle would travel through a well and may provide a wealth of information for oil and gas producers.
The use of nanomaterials for water treatment, food packaging, pesticides, cosmetics and other industrial uses has increased over the last few years. In regards to use in food packaging, these nanoparticles may also be entering our bodies through food consumption.
Based on research, both the ATM buttons, and the public toilet seats have the same pseudomonades and bacillus bacteria.
Brown University researchers describe how ingesting too much silver can cause argyria, a rare condition that turns a patient's skin a striking shade of grayish blue.
A team of researchers from Greece and Spain have managed to synthesize silver nanoparticles, which are of great interest thanks to their application in biotechnology, by using strawberry tree leaf extract.
Many organic contaminants in the air and in drinking water need to be detected at very low-level concentrations.