Article - 1 Aug 2005
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles are increasingly being used in the medical and pharmaceutical sectors, especially in key market areas such as drug delivery and medical imaging. The ways in which...
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 - 17 Feb 2017
Of the most common applications for nanotechnology in food safety and quality measures, are nano-encapsulated agrochemicals, food additives and supplements, and antimicrobial active food packaging...
Article - 11 Aug 2017
Biofilms consists of a collective group of microorganisms that attach to each other or to a surface such as bacteria and the extracellular matrix secreted by the organisms.
Article - 19 Dec 2003
NanoBio Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company founded in 2000 has formed a new company, NanoCure Corporation. This strategic action is being taken to support the product development of the...
Article - 27 Aug 2018
Metallic nanoparticles are nanoparticles from a variety of different metals, the nanoscale size causes electron confinement in metal nanoparticles, which results in surface plasmon resonance....
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,...
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...
Article - 30 Apr 2013
In this Thought Leader interview, Dr. Ben Colman from Duke University talks to Will Soutter about his work assessing the long-term impact of low-level concentration of silver nanoparticles.
Article - 7 Jun 2011
Silver nanoparticles have unique optical, electrical, and thermal properties and are being incorporated into products that range from photovoltaics to biological and chemical sensors. Described herein...