Article - 6 Mar 2013
Chitosan is an interesting polymer that has been used extensively in the medical field. It is either partially or fully deacetylated chitin. It is a bioadhesive, biodegradable, biocompatible and...
News - 9 Jun 2014
Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have designed a nanoparticle that has a couple of unique — and important — properties. Spherical in shape and silver in composition, it is encased in a shell...
News - 2 Mar 2009
Overcoming the crisis with innovations - Marketing launch for new, high-performance applications in functional textiles - First serial successes expected with pilot customers soon - Leading...
Article - 16 Jul 2012
Nanosilver has been used to kill off bacteria for well over a hundred years. But do we understand its effects as well as we think?
Article - 4 Apr 2017
The antibacterial properties of nanosilver have been successfully applied for a variety of health treatments including intravenous, urinary and tracheal catheters, endotracheal tubes, bone cements,...
News - 18 Sep 2015
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown how the development of coated silica nanoparticles could be used in restorative treatment of sensitive teeth and preventing the onset of tooth...
News - 19 Aug 2015
Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on identifying and developing safe and effective antifungal and anti-bacterial therapeutics for the treatment of...
News - 3 Mar 2015
A new simple tool developed by nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego, is opening the door to an era when anyone will be able to build sensors, anywhere, including physicians in the...
News - 11 Aug 2015
People with diabetes mellitus often suffer from impaired wound healing. Now, scientists in Egypt have developed antibacterial nanofibres of cellulose acetate loaded with silver that could be used in a...
News - 29 Apr 2015
Many experimental and clinical data have demonstrated that antibiotic-resistance pathogens, such as Escherichia coli (E. coli) and Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), may play a vital role in priming...