Article - 25 Jul 2005
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles could be used in a number of ways to benefit the agricultural industry. Fertiliser made from buckyballs, TiO2 nano-mixtures, using iron nanoparticles in soil cleanup...
Article - 10 Dec 2004
Recent debate in ecological circles has focused on what effects some nanotechnology products might have on the environment and humans. This debate has centred on possible effects that nanomaterials...
News - 5 May 2008
The fate of carbon-based nanoparticles spilled into groundwater – and the ability of municipal filtration systems to remove the nanoparticles from drinking water – depend on subtle...
News - 16 Nov 2009
Small amounts of oil leave a fluorescent sheen on polluted water. Oil sheen is hard to remove, even when the water is aerated with ozone or filtered through sand. Now, a University of Utah engineer...
Article - 13 Dec 2010
Professor Chopra's research combines expertise in nano/microfabrication, nanostructure growth, materials chemistry, and characterization and spectroscopic techniques to develop novel nanoscale...
Article - 28 Mar 2013
Iron is highly reactive to both air (oxygen) and water, and in nanoparticles it is even more rapid than the bulk material. This characteristic limits its use to inert environments.
Article - 4 Mar 2010
This article outlined how nanotechnology is being used for water purification. In particular it focuses on biofouling resistant silver-polysulfone composite membrane.