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What is the problem? A literature review on challenges facing the communication of nanotechnology to the public

Ethical and societal issues concerning justice, safety, risks, and benefits are well-established topics in the discourses of nanotechnology innovation and development. That nanotechnology innovation ... systematically reviews the social science research literature accumulated between 2002 and 2018 on the communication of nanotechnology. A critical and constructivist perspective on policy problems guides the

Can Nanotechnology Antimicrobial Underpant Prevent Bacterial Contamination in Bag Urine Samples: Results of a Preliminary Study

1 and 2, respectively (p = 0.115). One hour wearing of nanotechnology antimicrobial underpants (silane quarternary ammonium compound) did not prevent bacterial contamination of bag urine samples in ... AuthorsAuthors and affiliations Salih KavukçuSeçil Arslansoyu ÇamlarAlper Soylu Scientific Letter First Online: 15 April 2019 64 Downloads To the Editor: Urinary tract infections (UTI) are second

Value of information analysis for assessing risks and benefits of nanotechnology innovation

BackgroundDecisions on adoption of technological innovation are difficult for manufacturers, especially for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) who have limited resources but often drive product ...  Nanotechnology Decision analysis Emerging technology Benefits Industry Innovation  Abbreviations EV expected value EVPI expected value of perfect information LnS LICARA nanoSCAN R&D research and development SME

Formation and output of collaborations: the role of proximity in German nanotechnology

The development and deployment of technologies depend upon collaborations concurrently relying on proximity between partners. By employing publication data of German nanotechnology, we augment former ... . KeywordsProximity Collaboration Nanotechnology Germany Networks  JEL classificationO33 O32 O38 L14  1 Introduction Collaborations are particularly important for the development and deployment of technologies

A novel efficient full adder–subtractor in QCA nanotechnology

Quantum-dot cellular automata (QCA) is a new nanotechnology which facilitates computation paradigms with extremely low energy dissipation. In this paper, a novel efficient full adder–subtractor in ... . Microprocessors Microsyst. 1(61), 327–335 (2018)CrossRefGoogle Scholar 3. Roshan, M.G., Gholami, M.: Novel D latches and D flip-flops with set and reset ability in QCA nanotechnology using minimum cells and area

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 ... antimicrobial effect of nanosilver and its application status are summarized. Finally, the status and translational potential of various nanotechnology-enabled materials and agents for hemostatic and anti

Methods for dispersing carbon nanotubes for nanotechnology applications: liquid nanocrystals, suspensions, polyelectrolytes, colloids and organization control

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are a central part of advanced nanomaterials and are used in state-of-the-art technologies, based on their high tensile strength, excellent thermal transfer properties, low ... nanotubes (CNT) is perhaps one of the most important challenges in organic chemistry and chemical nanotechnology in present time. Not only does functionalization of carbon nanotubes play a critical role for

The Design Help Desk: A collaborative approach to design education for scientists and engineers

Visual design, learning sciences, and nanotechnology may be strange bedfellows; yet, as this paper highlights, peer interaction between a designer and a scientist is an effective method for helping ... ? Include years spent at UW and elsewhere, if applicable. Enter a number (without commas). Q6. Rate how well the statement applies to your research: My work contributes to nanotechnology research

The effect of nanoparticles on wettability alteration for enhanced oil recovery: micromodel experimental studies and CFD simulation

The applications of nanotechnology in oilfields have attracted the attention of researchers to nanofluid injection as a novel approach for enhanced oil recovery. To better understand the prevailing ... between rock, oil and injected water on both micro- and macroscales are among the most important parameters controlling the displacement performance. Nanotechnology is also making its entry in all areas of

Nanotechnology, from quantum mechanical calculations up to drug delivery

already found numerous applications that are described in this review. However, among intensively developed various branches of nanotechnology, nanomedicine and pharmacology stand out particularly, which ... . Nanotechnology is the source of a great revolution in medicine. It gives great hope for better and faster treatment of many diseases and gives hope for a better tomorrow. However, the creation of new “nanodrugs

Spatially and spectrally resolved orbital angular momentum interactions in plasmonic vortex generators

Understanding the near-field electromagnetic interactions that produce optical orbital angular momentum (OAM) is crucial for integrating twisted light into nanotechnology. Here, we examine the ... probe in a scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM), thus accessing the optical response of the plasmonic vortex with high spatial and spectral resolution. We map the full spectral dispersion of

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 ... another article by the same authors, “Getting It Right the First Time: Developing Nanotechnology While Protecting Workers, Public Health and the Environment,” Ann. NY Acad. Sciences (forthcoming 2006). This


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

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

Analytical developments in advancing safety in nanotechnology

Nanotechnology Published in the topical collection Analytical Developments in Advancing Safety in Nanotechnology with guest editors Lisa Holland and Wenwan Zhong. It is evident that nanotechnology has ... nanotechnology. Many of these exciting analytical advances have recently been described in this Journal [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]. Responsible implementation of nanotechnology prompts a new and multifaceted

The use of nanotechnology in cardiovascular disease

in this area of medicine for novel therapeutics for improved patient outcomes. Nanotechnology may provide a solution to more effective treatment of disease, with better prognoses and a reduced side ... pharmacological therapies currently on the market and the future that lies ahead for the place of nanotechnology within cardiovascular medicine. KeywordsNanomedicine Cardiovascular disease Nanotechnology Medical

Graphene oxide/carbon nanotubes nanocoating for improved scale inhibitor adsorption ability onto rock formation

promising advantages of engaging nanotechnology to enhance current scale inhibition treatment. Experimental studies were carried out to examine the potential benefits of using graphene oxide and carbon ... recent interest in nanotechnology application in the oil and gas industry, several researchers have sparked their interest in adopting this technology for scale inhibition purpose using nanomaterials

Applications of Nanotechnology in Bladder Cancer Therapy

Effective therapies can prevent superficial bladder cancer from developing into muscle-invasive stage or more severe stages which require radical cystectomy and negatively affect life quality. In ... urothelium and drugs and also enhance the penetration of drugs into urothelium with lesions, which dramatically improves therapeutic efficacy. In this review, we discuss the advances of nanotechnology in

Sol–gel auto-combustion mediated cobalt ferrite nanoparticles: a potential material for antimicrobial applications

In the era of nanotechnology, nanoparticles (NPs) of metals and metal oxides/chalcogenides are widely been used in medical applications where antibiotic-resistant microorganisms become a serious ... -positive and Gram-negative bacterial strains are found to have adverse impacts on human as well as on animal lives; demand new alternative approach [1]. Nanotechnology is a great field to deal with diverse

Enhanced oil recovery for emergent energy demand: challenges and prospects for a nanotechnology paradigm shift

alternative for tertiary oil recovery scheme. Despite the promising results, there has not been any reported large-scale field application of nanotechnology in the oil and gas industry except for some small ... words, the summary of this is that technological advancement in the world today is achieved through scaling down. Furthermore, areas such as microfluidics, nanofluidics, nanoscience, and nanotechnology