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Nanoparticles, Nanotechnologies, Environment
Nanosilver in textiles โ€“ friend or foe?
Nanosilver in textiles โ€“ friend or foe?
Silver has been used as biocide for medical purposes since the 1930s. Today nanometric size silver particles are used to prevent unpleasant odour caused by bacteria in sport shirts or socks .
Revamping nanotubes
Revamping nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are set to become an important material for the future. That’s because they are light, robust, and highly conductive, both electrically and thermally whilst still being chemically stable.
Nanoparticles in our cities: any risks for our health?
Nanoparticles in our cities: any risks for our health?
Dr. Anne Beeldens and colleagues at the Belgian Road Research Centre have tested air purification efficiency by TiO2 NP-containing pavement blocks on parking lanes in Antwerp.