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Nanoparticles and the immune system

Nanoparticle surfaces play a significant role in complement activation, which is an important component of the innate immune system.

Piezoelectric nanomaterials can be used in combination with mechanical cues to stimulate neurons, muscle cells.

Packaging, recycling, waste.

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

Marcel Pruis, AB-Polymerchemie GmbH, presents Poly-Acrylate Coating/Composites (AB-PAC®) technology.

Comment by Sean McGee, Dassault Systèmes BIOVIA.

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

Musing on old brooms, 3D printers and mining landfill.

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

Microscopic plastic particles in zooplankton fecal matter

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Elaine Saulnier visits 3D printing specialist Sendinaden to find out more about the future of this new technology.

Campsite musings canvas versus poly.

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

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A personal perspective on interdisciplinary research, by Sergio Bertazzo.

Eyesight and polymer coatings.

A day not to celebrate.

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