CEINT News

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...
December 12, 2010
CEINT has been award funding from the National Science Foundation to create a new Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program beginning summer 2011.
October 27, 2010
A paper written by CEINT doctoral student, Jeremy Gernand, has been selected to receive the 2010 student merit award from the Society of Risk Analysis Emerging Nanoscale Materials Specialty Group. In...
October 8, 2010
Jason Unrine, University of Kentucky, and colleagues are perhaps the first to demonstrate that a soil organism can ingest gold nanoparticles from their surrounding soil and accumulate them in their...
October 1, 2010
Bojeong Kim is first author on a recent CEINT-sponsored research paper published in Environmental Science and Technology titled, "Discovery and Characterization of Silver Sulfide Nanoparticles in...
October 1, 2010
Stacey Louie is a 2010 recipient of the EPA STAR (Science to Achieve Results) fellowship. Louie is a doctoral student studying at Carnegie Mellon University, under the guidance of faculty adviser Dr...