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Quick lessons on environmental nanotech

Nature Nanotechnology volume 10, pages 566567 (2015) | Download Citation

The use of silver nanoparticles to clean clothes and the use of magnetite nanoparticles to clean water provide contrasting illustrations of the potential environmental consequences of nanotechnology, as Chris Toumey explains.

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  1. Chris Toumey is at the Center for Environmental Nanoscience & Risk at the University of South Carolina

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