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Future trends in nanotechnology aiming environmental applications

- Nanotechnology has become increasingly a reality nowadays, and along with it there is a need for discussions related to potential advances, as well as the impacts on the environment and human health that ... nanotechnology has been increasingly applied on agriculture and their impacts are still unknown. In this context, the II Workshop in Environmental Nanotechnology was an interdisciplinary forum of discussions

Special issue: Nanotechnology in Energy

exotic properties for thermal transport and storage as well as light absorption. The aim of this special issue is to provide a small collection from a large field of nanotechnology related to energy ... during World War II to absorb radio Changying ZHAO et al. Nanotechnology in energy frequency waves for radar applications. Admittance matching equations were used to find good initial structures, followed

Nanotechnology: the scope and potential applications in orthopedic surgery

Nanotechnology involves manipulation of matter measuring 1–100 nm in at least one of its dimensions at the molecular level. Engineering and manipulation of matter at the molecular level has several ... and nanotechnology safety still remain unclear. Orthopedics is an attractive area for the application of nanotechnology since the bone, and its constituents such as hydroxyapatite, Haversian systems

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

Dependencies and autonomy in research performance: examining nanoscience and nanotechnology in emerging countries

American countries in the generation of scientific knowledge and their visibility at the global level in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology. The goal is to determine to what extent countries benefit ... capacity for receiving or transmitting knowledge flows (Chinchilla-Rodr´ıguez et al. 2010) . At present, the scientific field of nanoscience and nanotechnology (NST) has attracted the attention of

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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