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Variation in the internalization of differently sized nanoparticles induces different DNA-damaging effects on a macrophage cell line.

Zhang et al. PubMed Abstract Although researchers have expended considerable effort on studying the cytotoxicity of nanomaterials, it is possible that there has been insufficient attention paid to their genotoxic potential. Here, we describe a test model that we have … Continue reading

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Histological alterations in the liver of rats induced by different gold nanoparticle sizes, doses and exposure duration

Source: Journal of Nanobiotechnology Abstract Background Nanoparticles (NPs) can potentially cause adverse effects on organ, tissue, cellular, subcellular and protein levels due to their unusual physicochemical properties. Advances in nanotechnology have identified promising candidates for many biological and biomedical applications. … Continue reading

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Revolution in Solar Energy Technology? Cheap Quantum Dot Solar Paint

Source: Global Research Researchers have reduced the preparation time of quantum dot solar cells to less than an hour by changing the form to a one-coat quantum dot solar paint. How? Titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles are coated with cadmium sulfide … Continue reading

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