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Are current water treatment methods sufficient to remove harmful engineered nanoparticle?

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
The increased use of engineered nanoparticles (ENMs) in commercial and industrial applications is raising concern over the environmental and health effects of nanoparticles released into the water sup...
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More study needed to clarify impact of cellulose nanocrystals on health: Few studies explore toxicity of cellulose nanocrystals

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
Are cellulose nanocrystals harmful to human health? The answer might depend on the route of exposure, according to a review of the literature by a Virginia Tech scientist, but there have been few stud...
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Seeing tiny twins: Strength in shrinking: Understanding why a material's behavior changes as it gets smaller

Nanotech-Now - March 11, 2015 - 7:45am
To fully understand how nanomaterials behave, one must also understand the atomic-scale deformation mechanisms that determine their structure and, therefore, their strength and function.
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