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Nanotechnology-enabled materials for hemostatic and anti-infection treatments in orthopedic surgery

Nanotechnology-enabled materials for hemostatic and anti-infection treatments in orthopedic surgery Haolin Sun,1,2,* Lu Lv,3,* Yanjie Bai,4,* Huilin Yang,2,3 Huan Zhou,2,5 Chunde Li,1 Lei Yang2,3 ... these nanotechnology-enabled materials are discussed. Beside the materials to meet hemostatic needs in orthopedic surgery, the need for antimicrobial or anti-infection strategy in orthopedic surgery also

Nanotechnology, from quantum mechanical calculations up to drug delivery

Nanotechnology, from quantum mechanical calculations up to drug delivery Beata Szefler Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Collegium Medicum, Nicolaus Copernicus University ... , among intensively developed various branches of nanotechnology, nanomedicine and pharmacology stand out particularly, which opens new possibilities for the development of these disciplines, gives great

Nanotechnology: Getting it Right the First Time

. Hundreds of large and small nanotechnology companies are developing a wide variety of materials for use in electronics, medical diagnostic tools and therapies, construction materials, personal care products ... nanotechnology. WHY “GETTING IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME” IS IN THE NANOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY’S INTEREST Environmental law is replete with illustrations of how ignorance failed to produce bliss for industry, workers


Nanotechnology has been widely used in the fields of medicine, physics, chemistry, biology, molecular biology, food and food packaging. This technology is based on the manipulation of the material ... Eurasian Journal of FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Eurasian Journal of FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Application of Nanotechnology in Food Packaging Merve Gozde COSKUN1, Omer Utku COPUR1, Perihan YOLCI

Nanotechnology and the Future of the Law of Weaponry

Novel applications of nanotechnology for military purposes are expected to have a transformative impact on the way in which wars can be fought in the future battlespace, with the potential to drive ... foundational research on military applications of nanotechnology and legal implications was supported by the Australian Research Council under its Discovery Grant funding scheme (Project ID: DP110102637) and was

Regulatory Concerns and Health/Hazard Risks Associated with Nanotechnology

This paper on nanotechnology discusses not only the regulatory concerns but also health risk and hazard assessment. The next section examines present and potentially future regulatory issues. The ... environmental and toxic tort attorneys are either directly or indirectly involved with nanotechnology issues. Although nanotechnology is a relatively new technology, nanomaterials are being manufactured and have

Regulating Weaponized Nanotechnology: How the International Criminal Court Offers a Way Forward

III. IV. V. I. INTRODUCTION Nanotechnology is emerging as a tool that will increasingly change the way that scientists approach the world. While a subject matter or a mode of inquiry defines ... traditional scientific fields, an inquiry of a microscopic level advancement defines nanotechnology.1 Because of this broad definition, nanotechnology encompasses a wide array of technologies that exist at that

The Emergence of Nanotechnology: Establishing the New 21st Century Workforce

Nanotechnology is an emerging as an important consideration for the workforce, our daily lives, and education. This paper discusses the definition of nanotechnology, it’s emergence within today’s ... Online Journal of Workforce Education and Development THE EMERGENCE OF NANOTECHNOLOGY: ESTABLISHING THE NEW 21ST CENTURY WORKFORCE Walt Trybula 0 1 Texas State University-San Marcos 0 1 Dominick E

The Rhetoric of (Interdisciplinary) Science: Visuals and the Construction of Facts in Nanotechnology

explored how interdisciplinary fields in science such as nanotechnology employ visuals. The newly emerging field of nanotechnology brings together expertise from a range of areas. For example, studying prion ... illustrations. In this article, I examine the relationship between visuals and text in nanotechnology to show how images and data displays contribute to the argument in experimental work to create knowledge in

Small Wonders

How chemistry and nanotechnology are remediating environmental toxins and influencing future scientists. ... than 35 years fusing his expertise in nanotechnology and chemistry into materials that help maintain a cleaner and safer environment. His research has positioned him as an international leader in energy

Oil nanoencapsulation: development, application, and incorporation into the food market

technology of oils. Methods that modify oil characteristics and make oils suitable applications have been increasingly studied. Nanotechnology has become one of the most promising studied technologies that ... nanotechnology in the food industry has led to the production of food with better thermal stability, better solubility, and novel, higher levels of oral bioavailability [7]. Nanotechnology has been suggested to

Tracense Develops New Explosive Detector

Scientists at Tracense, a technology company in Tel Aviv, Israel, created a new nanotechnology explosive detector. ... nanotechnology explosive detector. Tracense CEO Richard Osiroff says the apparatus can detect even the smallest explosive material.1 According to the Counter IED Report, the new device has an electronic chip that

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

Searching for the Nano-needle in a Green Haystack: Researching the Environmental, Health, and Safety Ramifications of Nanotechnology

This Article will attempt to serve as a primer by demystifying the process of how to efficiently locate resources discussing the environmental health and safety (EHS) impacts of nanotechnology in the ... of both tremendous beneficence and unimaginable destruction. The benefits of nanotechnology have increased exponentially over the last decade as groundbreaking research has led to revolutions in

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

No Laws in Nanoland: How to Reverse the Trend? The French Example

This paper will first present an introduction to nanotechnology and its potential environmental, health, and safety (EHS) issues. It will then briefly review the current United States’ situation with ... applications that this technology promises to offer. According to a January 2012 report from the National Academy of Sciences, the nanotechnology sector generated approximately $225 billion dollars in product

Big Things in Small Packages: Evaluating the City of Berkeley’s Nanotechnology Ordinance Effectiveness as a Model of Targeted Transparency

The purpose of this article is threefold. First, a practical ideal model of a nanotechnology disclosure policy is developed based on relevant literature. Second, the City of Berkeley’s Engineered ... nanotechnology pose an environmental health threat, and have been linked to lung cancer. Despite the real risk of harm, no federal agency has adopted nanotechnology regulations to protect human health and the

The Regulation of Nanomedicine: Will the Existing Regulatory Scheme of the FDA Suffice?

Nanotechnology is the science and technology of manipulating molecules and atoms at the molecular level to create devices with new molecular properties, organizations and functions.1 Devices such as ... the power of nanotechnology.3 Richard Siegal, director of the Rensselaer ∗ J.D. Candidate, University of Richmond T.C. Williams School of Law, 2010; B.A. English, Old Dominion University, 2007. I would

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

Insoles Treated with Bacteria-Killing Nanotechnology Bio-Kil Reduce Bacterial Burden in Diabetic Patients and Healthy Controls

Our study investigated the effectiveness of bacteria-killing nanotechnology Bio-Kil socks on bacterial burden reduction in diabetic patients and healthy individuals. Four strains of S. aureus and ... bacterial count than control socks (). Socks using Bio-Kil nanotechnology efficiently reduce bacterial counts in both diabetic patients and healthy individuals and might exert stronger efficacy in Gram