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Incorporating Biofunctionality Into Nanomaterials for Medical, Health Devices
March 22, 2010
A team led by researchers from North Carolina State University has published a paper explaining how to use atomic layer deposition to incorporate "biological functionality" into complex nanomaterials, which could lead to a new generation of medical and environmental health applications. For example, the researchers show how the technology can be used to develop effective, low-cost water purification devices that could be used in developing countries.
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