Tags: nano/bio

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  1. Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes and Mesothelioma: An ICON Backgrounder

    23 Feb 2009 | Contributor(s):: Kristen Kulinowski

    Two studies published in the Journal of Toxicological Sciences and Nature Nanotechnology in 2008 have demonstrated that some multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT or MWNT) can induce in mice a response similar to that induced by certain asbestos fibers. At a first glance, certain MWCNT and...

  2. Nano/Bio Connection

    02 Apr 2005 |

    Nanotechnology is not just a topic for physicists, chemists, and engineers. Laura explains the important role of biologists in this field, and shows how they may help provide clues to molecular assembly techniques.

  3. What is a Nanometer?

    02 Apr 2005 |

    Join Laura and Martin on a wild ride through the milliworld and the microworld to reach the nanoworld. Along the way, they discover how small a nanometer truly is.