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B.Sc. Nanoscience


Collaborative research between the Unviersity of Guelph and Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc has lead to the development of new eco-friendly moisturizing formalutions based on phytoglycogen nanoparticles, which have been extracted from non-GMO sweet corn.
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"(CNN) -- Concrete isn't usually considered an environmentalists' friend, but a remarkable new technology could soon be turning the gray stuff green."
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"A Mayo Clinic research team has developed a new type of cancer-fighting nanoparticle aimed at shrinking breast cancer tumors, while also preventing recurrence of the disease."
Vaccine ready for injection
"Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed a first-of-its-kind nanoparticle vaccine immunotherapy that targets several different cancer types."
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"Whey protein nanofibrils loaded with iron nanoparticles. Now researchers are developing a new and highly effective way of fortifying iron into food and drinks."
Spider Web
"An international scientific team in which UPM researchers are involved has developed a bioinspired method that for the first time will allow researchers to spin artificial silk fibers as spiders do and to efficiently produce kilometers of silk."
Multiwalled carbon nanotubes
"Wires are sometimes implanted in the brain to treat epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease by stimulating malfunctioning nerve cells. They can also be used to record electrical signals inside the brain – a useful tool for neuroscience."