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Piezoelectric nanotransducers: the future of neural stimulation

Piezoelectric nanomaterials are attracting strong interest in nanomedicine as nanotransducers acting at the tissue, cellular, and sub-cellular level.

New class of fluorescent carbon materials, graphene quantum dots (GQDs), have outstanding properties and potential applications.

Understanding the effects of manufactured nanomaterials on human health is crucial.

Layered black phosphorous is a promising candidate in design and optimization of electronics and optoelectronic devices.

Averages do not represent extreme values, which can be significantly different.

There is a pressing need for nano education in formal and informal settings.

NASA plans on using the materials already in space to create structures.

Using algae as a building material.

Comment by Sean McGee, Dassault Systèmes BIOVIA.

Nobel chemist Fraser Stoddart on European unity and science

The biological environment interacts with nanoparticles, changing their structure and properties and thus their potential toxicity.

Magnetic nanoparticles as a microwave road repair additive.

Browse a selection of papers related to the behaviour of H in a range of metals and metallic alloys.

carbon nanodots are a new exciting class of metal-free and carbon-rich fluorescent nanomaterials

How to figure out whether contaminated with ions nanoparticles can actually purify liquid crystals from ions?

China and USA are front-runners, competitors and collaborators in the field of nanotechnology

Nanostructured origami is becoming a platform for integrating novel functionality into crystalline nanomembranes.

Investigation of nanoparticle-cell interactions is a crucial issue with regard to nanomedicine and nanotoxicology.

The combination of green chemistry techniques with nanotechnology applications is a key component of the nanotechnology future.

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