CEINT News

April 30, 2012
AgNPs, picture obtained by transmission electron microscopy CEINT continues to make a global impact in the field aquatic toxicology. A paper published in 2010 by CEINT researchers collaborating at...
April 26, 2012
Characterization of Ti,O particle aggregates in SS II. A paper published by CEINT researchers collaborating at Virginia Tech and Duke has made the list of top ten accessed articles from the online...
February 24, 2012
CEINT's director, Mark Wiesner, was recently interviewed by Ernie Hood on Radio In Vivo, a weekly science radio program that features interviews with scientists in the North Carolina Research...
January 26, 2012
Following the publication of a special report issued by the National Academy of Science calling for increased research into the environmental health and safety of engineered nanomaterials, CEINT...
January 17, 2012
Tobacco hornworms shown to accumulate gold nanoparticles. Each year, C&E News publishes hundreds of articles on important research advances in chemistry. In their annual Chemistry Year in Review...
November 8, 2011
A new educational video "Does Every Silver Lining Have a Cloud?" featuring the Duke led Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology (CEINT) was just released. This video focuses on...
July 18, 2011
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – The benefits and potential risks of using nanotechnology to revolutionize water treatment processes were highlighted at the Eighteenth Annual NWRI Clarke Prize Lecture and...
June 28, 2011
Many toxicity studies show the toxic effect of silver nanoparticles (Ag-NPs). However most of these toxicity studies are not relevant to environmental conditions because they do not consider...
May 17, 2011
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – The National Water Research Institute (NWRI) announced today that environmental engineer Mark R. Wiesner, the James L. Meriam Professor of Civil and Environmental...
December 16, 2010
A new study by CEINT researchers provides the first evidence that nanoparticles can build up in a terrestrial food chain. Paul Bertsch and colleagues at the University of Kentucky have found that...