Buckyball Watch

Mainwaring, Jon
April 2007
Red Herring;4/23/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 15, p25
Trade Publication
The article presents various facts and findings related to nanotechnology and nanoparticles. Some scientists believe that nanoparticles movement from the lungs to blood in mice could lead to increased instances of blood clotting. Various applications of nanoproducts include silver nanoparticles used in burn dressings, surgical instruments and hand sanitizers, sportswear to prevent odor in clothing, and domestic appliances like washing machines and refrigerators to kill bacteria. It is noted that nanotechnology based skin creams have also been used in cosmetic sun creams.


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