Article - 9 Aug 2006
Part 5 of an adaptation of "Managing the Effects of Nanotechnology". This article argues that better and more aggressive oversight and new resources are needed to manage the potential adverse effects...
News - 23 Dec 2013
We are fundamentally dependent on the presence of copper in the cells of the body. Copper is actually part of the body's energy conversion and protective mechanisms against oxygen radicals, as...
Article - 31 May 2007
One of the most pressing environmental issues facing modern society is that of global warming and the reduction of greenhouse gases in the environment. Nanotechnology can be applied to a number of...
Article - 12 Apr 2018
This article is on the applications of nanotechnology in transportation. Nanomaterials exhibit different chemical & physical properties, such as size distribution, surface area to volume ratio,...
News - 19 Sep 2011
Scientists at the schools of science and medicine at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) are studying the impact of carbon nanoparticles on living cells.
The IUPUI researchers...
News - 6 Feb 2018
Although cancer-fighting nanovaccines have demonstrated immense potential, their clinical application has been hindered by complexities in quality control, large-scale manufacturing, and protection....
News - 20 Mar 2014
Molecular interactions occurring at the interface between water and other substances can have an influence on the functioning of our bodies. EPFL researchers have been able to observe these...
Article - 21 Nov 2010
Novel delivery vehicles generated through nanotechnology is raising the exciting prospect for controlled and sustained drug delivery across the impenetrable skin barrier.
News - 25 Sep 2015
Kathryn Whitehead, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, has been named by Popular Science as a 2015 Brilliant Ten winner for her innovative work on drug...
News - 7 Sep 2015
Much like birds fly in flocks to conserve energy, dolphins swim in pods to mate and find food, and colonies of ants create complex nests to protect their queens, immune cells engage in coordinated...