nanoparticles

  • Insulin Via Nanobot

    A positively-charged material found in shrimp shells (and initially pressed into service in self-healing car paint) is attracted to a negatively-charged seaweed derivative. These materials are applied to nanoparticles to help them find each other after they are injected into the bloodstream.

  • Just Say No To Nanos

    In deciding to withhold its organic certification from any product that uses “man-made nanomaterials,” England’s Soil Association became the first organization in the world to take action against what it terms “this hazardous, potentially toxic technology that poses a serious new threat to human health.”

    By James Keough