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25 September 2023


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Nanomaterials and health


ImageNanomaterials and health

Are substances in nanoforms more dangerous than they are in their normal size? Some are and some are not. Just like any other chemical substance, nanomaterials have to be assessed separately.



ImageFighting cancer using nanotechnology

Nanomaterials are not only used in consumer products, but also in new and innovative medical treatments. Research has shown that nanoparticles can be used to damage and even destroy cancer cells from within.


Three infographics in a tablet computer,

Visit the interactive Infographics to learn more about nanomaterials around us and in the most popular products.

More on the web

Precisely arranging nanoparticles
19 Sep | Source: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Illuminated: Researchers investigate new physical phenomena on the nanoscale with microstructured fibers
14 Sep | Source: Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology

New research signals a quantum leap for brain tumour treatment
14 Sep | Source: University of Nottingham

Tiny nanocarriers could prove the magic bullet for acne sufferers
14 Sep | Source: University of South Australia

Enhancing atherosclerosis diagnosis using ultrasmall calcium carbonate nanoparticles
14 Sep | Source: CIC bioma GUNE