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April 16th, 2010

Recovering pricey nanoparticles using oil and water

Abstract:
Nanoparticles may be small, but they sure ain't cheap - ounce for ounce some of them are more precious than gold. Which is why scientists are seeking better ways to recover, recycle, and reuse the tiny particles that are barely 1/50,000th the width of a human hair. A new method to recover these valuable specks using a special type of microemulsion may make such recovery efforts easier and speed the application of nanotechnology in a variety of fields.

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