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Nanoparticles: the medicine of the future?

December 19, 2013
By Jeremie Fish (adkscienceguy@ yahoo.com) , Adirondack Daily Enterprise

I will start with the obvious question first, what are nanoparticles? Well, the reason they have the name nanoparticle is because they typically have lengths of 1 to 100 nanometers. To give you an idea of the size, it takes roughly 300 million nanometers to make 1 foot of length. These particles are close to the scale of individual molecules, which makes them ideal for all kinds of applications.

 
 
 

 

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