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Article - 23 Nov 2006
Nanotechnology in the food industry can take a number of forms. These include the use of nanotechnology in packaging materials, farming practices, food processing and also in the foods themselves.
Article - 12 Aug 2005
Food manufacturing is set to undergo many changes through the use of nanotechnology methods, although some environmental groups have aired concerns about nano-foods. This article looks at the concerns...
Article - 11 Aug 2005
Radio frequency identification (RFid) tags are increasingly being used in electronic tagging, tracking and monitoring. Applications for RFid tags, benefits and drawbacks of using RFid tags, and...
Article - 28 Jul 2005
Nanotechnology methods and devices will bring big changes to the agricultural, veterinary and healthcare sectors. Nanosensors, automated drug delivery systems, microfluidics, biocompatible...
Article - 25 Jul 2005
Biochips (or microarrays) are already being used in various ways in the agricultural, veterinary, healthcare and medical sectors. The many different industry applications - in both agriculture and...
Article - 5 Mar 2005
This guide explains the basic principles of nanotechnology, looking at such matters as industrial applications, new and future products, the global market, environmental potentials and concerns, types...
Article - 14 Dec 2004
Nanotubes and novel materials (‘nanomaterials’) are likely to be used across many industries, including packaging, space travel, automobiles, fuel catalysts, textiles and construction.
Article - 27 Jul 2005
Producing food by molecular engineering is one of nanotechnology’s most ambitious goals - though there is some debate regarding what it is possible to achieve. What the experts are saying, an overview...
News - 9 Jun 2010
Fluidigm Corporation today announced it has developed the world’s first reusable bio-chip architecture for the commercial market. These reusable integrated fluidic circuits (IFCs) will dramatically...