physical and chemical properties

Nanoparticles in English ivy ‘key to making sunscreen safer, more effective’


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Inspired by English ivy's amazing clinging power, a researcher has discovered that the tiny particles secreted from ivy rootlets could hold the key to making sunscreen safer and ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles in sunscreens could be toxic if accidentally eaten


June 24th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Nanoparticles in sunscreens could be toxic if accidentally eaten, according to scientists.Philip Moos and colleagues have said that particle size affects the toxicity of zinc oxide, a material ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles in sunscreen toxic if ingested


April 9th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Scientists have reported that particle size affects the toxicity of zinc oxide, a material widely used in sunscreens. They have also found that nanoparticles in sunscreen can be ... Read more...

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Sunscreen nanoparticles could be toxic if accidentally eaten


April 8th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Nanoparticles of zinc oxide present in sunscreens could prove toxic if consumed accidentally, according to a study.Particles smaller than 100 nanometers are slightly more toxic to colon cells ... Read more...

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Scientists call for measures to enable safe design of nanomaterials


June 21st, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): A new research has called for measures to enable safe design of nanomaterials because of the increased likelihood of people coming into direct contact with these materials in ... Read more...

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Jupiter and Saturn filled with a liquid metal alloy of helium and hydrogen


August 7th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that giant, gaseous planets such as Jupiter and Saturn are filled with a liquid metal alloy of helium and hydrogen.The study was ... Read more...

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Nanominerals drive Earths physical, chemical, and biological processes


March 21st, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 21 (ANI): A new study states that tiny particles of minerals i.e. mineral nanoparticles, influence earth systems from ocean to atmosphere to biosphere.And this knowledge may soon enable ... Read more...

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