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From basics to clinic: Cancer Nanotechnology

in mind, Cancer Nanotechnology aims to provide a forum so that the most promising emerging themes should be pre-eminent in the minds of researchers working in one—or, indeed, both—of the disciplines of ... cancer research or nanotechnology. Cancer Nanotechnology is published by SpringerOpen, a suite of fully open access journals that is part of the wider Springer Nature group. It enjoys a growing readership

Transformation: nanotechnology—challenges in transistor design and future technologies

of possible future technologies. transistor; MOSFET; reliability; nanotechnology 1. Introduction More than 200 years ago the origin of electricity was analyzed for the first time and throughout this ... Nanotechnology naturally plays a major role. Here we give a short overview of the consequences that have resulted from downscaling and recent developments in transistor technology together with their challenges

Michael Berger: Nanotechnology—The Future is Tiny

chapters, has put together a series of stories or essays centred round scientists and researchers covering a very wide and broad area of nanotechnology. To my surprise, to my surprise, the format really ... works. Berger starts with a broad scientific nanotechnology paper and develops his essay around this and those involved in the associated work. He successfully includes how nanotechnology is developing

Prompting Deliberation about Nanotechnology: Information, Instruction, and Discussion Effects on Individual Engagement and Knowledge

deliberative public engagement (information, instructions, and discussion) and measured impacts on cognitive-affective engagement and knowledge about nanotechnology. We also examined the direct and moderating ... conducted our studies in the context of engaging college science students in deliberations about potential ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) associated with nanotechnology. While the college

Nanotechnology: from In Vivo Imaging System to Controlled Drug Delivery

Science and technology have always been the vitals of human’s struggle, utilized exclusively for the development of novel tools and products, ranging from micro- to nanosize. Nanotechnology has ... . Nanotechnology has gained significant attention due to its extensive applications in biomedicine, particularly related to bio imaging and drug delivery. Various nanodevices and nanomaterials have been developed

Removal of chromium from industrial effluents using nanotechnology: a review

; Remediation; Nanotechnology; Industrial effluents Introduction Chromium has widespread applications in various industrial processes such as electroplating, printing, dyeing, tanning and metallurgy. However ... . Remediation using nanotechnology Out of the many adsorption processes discussed above for the remediation of Cr(VI), nanomaterials possess certain properties which make them an ideal adsorbent. These include a

Increase in 2.5 Micron Airborne Particulate Matters, AHPCO® and Plasma Nanotechnology in Reducing the Symptoms of Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis

the reduction of PM 2.5 in the indoor air by using a novel hybrid technology. The newly developed AHPCO ® or Advanced Hydrated Photocatalytic Oxidation and Plasma Nanotechnology in the Bi-Polar units ... fungal spores. Utilizing two fiber glass chambers, we analyzed the particle count to assess - and evaluate the efficiency of the hybrid AHPCO® and Plasma Nanotechnology in reducing the particle count

Nanotechnology and nanocarrier-based approaches on treatment of degenerative diseases

bioavailability, drug resistance, and incapability to cross the blood–brain barrier (BBB). Hence, it has to be overcome with conventional treatment system; in this connection, nanotechnology has gained a great deal ... diseases. Degenerative diseases; Nanotechnology; Nanocarrier; Biocompatibility; Drug delivery; Drug resistance; Drug development; Bioavailability; Blood- brain barrier Introduction Globally in the recent

Nanotechnology for the treatment of melanoma skin cancer

retention is the basis for using nanotechnology, aiming topical drug delivery. The importance of the detection of skin cancer in the early stages is directly related to non-metastatic effects and survival

Application of nanotechnology to cancer radiotherapy

nanotechnology can improve cancer radiotherapy in aspects of treatment delivery and monitoring as well as diagnosis. ... , Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Carolina Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence, Carolina Institute of Nanomedicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , Chapel Hill, NC 27599 , USA

Patent information retrieval: approaching a method and analysing nanotechnology patent collaborations

develop an improved method for searching patent databases and extracting patent information to increase the efficiency and reliability of nanotechnology patent information retrieval process and to ... country, organisation and technology. Tech-mining analysis; Nanotechnology Introduction Collaborations Empirical Patenting activities and knowledge diffusion in high-tech sectors are being increasingly

Single Plant Derived Nanotechnology for Synergistic Antibacterial Therapies

Multiple new approaches to tackle multidrug resistant infections are urgently needed and under evaluation. One nanotechnology-based approach to delivering new relevant therapeutics involves silicon

Multi-disciplinarity breeds diversity: the influence of innovation project characteristics on diversity creation in nanotechnology

Nanotechnology is an emerging and promising field of research. Creating sufficient technological diversity among its alternatives is important for the long-term success of nanotechnologies, as well ... , 50018 Saragossa , Spain 4 IBEC-Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Nanosystems Engineering for Biomedical Applications Research Group , Baldiri Reixac 10-12, 08028 Barcelona , Spain Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology in respiratory medicine

Like two sides of the same coin, nanotechnology can be both boon and bane for respiratory medicine. Nanomaterials open new ways in diagnostics and treatment of lung diseases. Nanoparticle based drug ... nanotechnology also have to be taken into consideration as engineered nanomaterials resemble natural fine dusts and fibers, which are known to be harmful for the respiratory system in many cases. Recent studies

Knowledge transfer activities of scientists in nanotechnology

research institute for nanotechnology show that, to increase the likelihood of scientists engaging in knowledge transfer to industry, scientists need to have a high need for autonomy (expressed in decision ... . D’Este and Perkmann 2010). A study among nanotechnology scientists in the Netherlands shows that the main and significant reasons to interact with industry are to solve practical problems and to get access

Process effluents and mine tailings: sources, effects and management and role of nanotechnology

application of metal binding by bacteria in bioremediation and nanotechnology in uranium mining waste piles. They reported that in the uranium mining waste piles, higher concentration of toxic metals such as U ... , the application of nanotechnology in mining industry may include different steps such as (1) recovery of metals or metal nanoparticles from mining tailings; (2) the controlled synthesis of metal

An overview of current practice in external beam radiation oncology with consideration to potential benefits and challenges for nanotechnology

the use of nanotechnology in medicine has highlighted a range of potential benefits to its incorporation into clinical radiation oncology. This short communication describes key tools and techniques ... and subsequent follow-up. At each pathway stage, consideration is given towards how nanotechnology may be combined with clinical developments to further enhance their benefit, with some potential

Identification and visualization of the intellectual structure and the main research lines in nanoscience and nanotechnology at the worldwide level

The aim of this paper is to make manifest the intellectual and cognitive structure of nanoscience and nanotechnology (NST) by means of visualization techniques. To this end, we used data from the Web ... roots; Nanoscience & Nanotechnology; Scientometrics Introduction Nanoscience and nanotechnology (NST) comprise the study, design, creation, synthesis, manipulation, and application of materials, devices

From Nanotechnology to Nanoarchitectonics

- Nanotechnology is undoubtedly one of the key concepts in current science and technology. Since Dr. Richard Feynman [1] said, Theres Plenty of Room at the Bottom, attention, curiosity, and efforts on fabricating ... ever smaller objects have been paid attention and have been rapidly growing in this decade. Developments of nanotechnology depend considerably on the development of observation technology such as