CEINT News

March 25, 2013
CEINT researchers pioneer a microscopy technique that can detect and characterize nanoparticles at biologically relevant concentrations and under conditions that mimic surface and ground water (...
February 27, 2013
DURHAM, N.C. -- In experiments mimicking a natural environment, Duke University researchers have demonstrated that the silver nanoparticles used in many consumer products can have an adverse effect...
December 12, 2012
In the long run, most of the nanosilver that will enter aquatic environments will end up in river and lake sediments, so it is important to know what happens to the silver nanoparticles in these...
November 22, 2012
CEINT research groups led by Dr. P. Lee Ferguson and Dr. Desiree L. Plata have published papers anchoring a new special sub-issue of Environmental Science & Technology. The papers significantly...
May 23, 2012
Ms. Shorma Bianca Bailey, CEINT REU student (summer 2011) has been invited to the White House twice in the last year by the Obama administration for her inspirational work as a mentor and as role...
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...