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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.

Nanoconfinement and electronic structures of CNTs are promising approaches to control ultrafast water transport.

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

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

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

Using algae as a building material.

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

Thin films/coatings of diamond is now a realistic and exciting choice for biomedical implant.

Nature shows the way for the design and structure of new material surfaces.

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Simple solar solution to salt water desalination.

Carbon monolayers, since 1859.

The UK is widely acknowledged to have led research in graphene, and deserves much credit.

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

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