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The effects of nanoparticles and the disruption of neural development

Ken Tachibana explores how the effects of nanoparticles on the environment and human body and brain have been left largely unexamined.
COVID treatment

Could nanoparticle deception be a future COVID treatment?

Potential new COVID-19 treatment may see decoy nanoparticles trick the life-threatening virus and render them inactive
exposure nanoparticles

The long-term effects of exposure to nanoparticles

In toxicology & health science focus, Ken Tachibana, Sanyo-Onoda City University in Japan, walks through the long-term effects of exposure to nanoparticles
male contraceptive, sperm

Researchers begin work on magnetic male contraceptive

Researchers have created biodegradable, magnetic nanomaterials that reduce the likelihood of lab mice having children for 30 days.
cure for neurological disorders, non-invasive method

Indiana team explores nanoparticle cure for neurological disorders

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are attempting to use magnetic nanoparticles to develop a cure for neurological disorders from epilepsy to Alzheimer's - without any invasive or genetic treatment.
solid-state nanopores, big data

Resourceful solid-state nanopores: From blue energy production to big data processing

Jean-Pierre Leburton, and Olgica Milenkovic, Professors of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, discuss how big data processing via bio-sensing, and blue energy production revolutionise solid-state nanopores.
implantable sensors, gold nanoparticles

Are gold nanoparticles the next generation of implantable sensors?

Scientists have developed an implantable sensor using gold nanoparticles, which can function in the human body for "several months" to report health changes.
particles in fuel, transportation

Nano-engineered crystals offer an alternative to metallic particles in fuels

The use of nano-engineered crystals instead of metallic particles in fuels could could open the door to the next generation of transportation fuels.
thermal energy, nano

Harvesting thermal energy by NanoMachines

Vladik Avetisov and Roman Iliev, the Principal Investigator and the Founder of the Molecular Machine Corporation Ltd, lift the lid on an innovative project that concerns the use of environmental heat as a natural source of thermal energy.
smallest nanoparticles, technology

Researchers find way to make the smallest nanoparticles visible

Use of a new optical technology will now help scientists to see some of the smallest nanoparticles, measured at 25 nanometres in diameter.
new mineral, battery

Scientists discover a new mineral that could power batteries

Petrovite is the name of the new mineral discovered by scientists at St Petersburg University, a bright blue crystal which could someday provide energy.
slow climate change, energy

How can nanotechnology help us in our fight to slow climate change?

All forces are being brought to bear in our challenge to slow climate change, in an attempt to preserve our planet for future generations - where does nanotechnology fit in?
nanomaterials and risk, nanosafety

NanoStreeM: Final outcomes and perspectives – nanomaterials and risk

Here, Dr Dimiter Prodanov from IMEC explains the final outcomes and perspectives of the NanoStreeM project, including comments on nanomaterials and risk.
surface functionalization, drug

Surface functionalization: A tool for biotechnology and health sectors

Professor Sandra Carvalho, University of Minho, Department of Physics, discusses the emergence of surface functionalization as a strategy in biotech and health.
regulatory preparedness, european

Nanotechnology: Modern innovation demands regulatory preparedness in risk governance

Monique Groenewold discusses how modern innovation requires regulatory preparedness in risk governance, especially for nanotechnology.
Social isolation childhood

Social isolation during childhood causes damage to specific brain circuit

A study in mice has shown long-lasting effects from juvenile social isolation and suggests methods of potential treatment.
laser ablation in liquid, nanocomposites

Reactive laser ablation in liquid: A route to novel nanocomposites

Here, Katharine Moore Tibbetts explores laser ablation in liquid as a versatile synthetic technique.
battle against COVID-19

Can nanotechnology aid the battle against COVID-19?

Aarthi Janakiraman, Research Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, explores if nanotechnology aids the battle against COVID-19.
environmental impacts of aircrafts

RESISTANT PROJECT: How can nanotechnology reduce environmental impacts of aircrafts?

Nuria Rodríguez López talks us through the climate necessity of the ReSiSTant project, which is a Horizon 2020 EU NMBP-Pilot Project, to reduce the environmental impacts of aircrafts.
DTU CEN - Center For Electron Nanoscopy

Tailoring optical properties of nanoparticles by alloying

'Senior scientist Shima Kadkhodazadeh discusses adapting the optical properties of nanoparticles with high precision through alloying

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