News - 20 Jan 2011
Scientists are reporting development and successful lab tests of "killer paper," a material intended for use as a new food packaging material that helps preserve foods by fighting the bacteria that...
News - 11 Nov 2009
In an advance that could help ease health and environmental concerns about
the emerging nanotechnology industry, scientists are reporting development of
technology for changing the behavior of...
News - 15 Dec 2008
Scientists are to examine the potential dangers of "nanoparticles" in everyday products such as sunscreen in a ?.6 million project funded by the European Union.
Dr Anddrew Nelson, a chemist at the...
News - 19 Aug 2009
aA non-toxic and environmentally friendly way to make tiny nanorods of zinc
oxide has been developed for the first time by researchers in Saudi Arabia.
The approach, described in the current...
News - 18 Nov 2008
Researchers are investigating microneedles, nanoparticles and polymer carriers
as potential new techniques to combat the leading cause of visual impairment
and blindness in the United States,...
News - 16 Apr 2014
There are many viral diseases in the world for which no pharmaceutical treatment exists. These include, among others, dengue fever, which is spread by mosquitoes in the tropics, as well as a type...
News - 4 Aug 2009
Following 15 years of research and development of topical pain relief products,
Inc. discovered that the use of nanotechnology greatly enhances the effects
News - 27 Jul 2009
Bacterial infection is a major health threat to patients with severe burns
and other kinds of serious wounds such as traumatic bone fractures. Recent studies
have identified an important new...
News - 7 Apr 2008
Mud may be coming to a medicine cabinet or pharmacy near you.
Scientists in Arizona report that minerals from clay could form the
basis of a new generation of inexpensive,...
Article - 10 Apr 2013
Zinc oxide nanoparticles exhibit antibacterial, anti-corrosive, antifungal and UV filtering properties.