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Gold nanoparticles to make medicines smarter

Scientists at the University of Lincoln in the United Kingdom have developed a new technique to coat gold nanoparticles with a specific protein so that they can be used to address a drug that will target a specific area of the body, such as a cancerous tumour, very precisely. Gold nanoparticles are

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nanotechnologies

Producing "nanofree", is that reasonable?

On 7 June 2017, the NanoRESP Forum addressed the issue of "nanofree" demand, i.e. products that intentionally do not contain or are intentionally deprived of manufactured nanomaterials. Against a backdrop of uncertainty about the dangers of certain nanoparticles (see box), this subject has become topical with the initiatives of the Friends of

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pollution of l'air

Nanoparticles of pollution found in the brain may be linked to Alzheimer's disease

Une étude réalisée par des scientifiques britanniques vient d’être publiée dans les Actes de l’Académie Nationale des Sciences, et elle fait froid dans le dos. Des nanoparticules toxiques liées à la pollution de l’air viennent en effet d’être trouvées « en quantité abondante » dans les tissus du cerveau ; elles pourraient être

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