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April 9th, 2010

Nanomedicine, the key to future healthcare and Smart textiles for enhanced personal protection

Abstract:
Of the many industry sectors that nanotechnology impinges upon, a possibly surprising leader in embracing the latest ideas the nano world has to offer is the textile industry. Not only does this industry look to nanotechnology to give it an edge in fashion, but, as you can read in this issue of NANO magazine, there are some surprising and exciting innovations in the form of nano-based textiles for a range of personal protection and healthcare applications, emerging from some of the world's leading universities.

As healthcare poses an increasing challenge for 21st century societies, in this issue we also cover the applications of nanotechnology to beating superbugs, the early diagnosis and treatment of disease, and an innovative high throughput screening technique, plus we take a look at the potential lucrative markets for nanomedical products.

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