nanotechnology http://kbia.org en MU Study: Carbon nanotubes are toxic to aquatic animals http://kbia.org/post/mu-study-carbon-nanotubes-are-toxic-aquatic-animals <p>When fresh water animals, such as worms and mussels, were exposed to water loaded with <a href="http://www.pa.msu.edu/cmp/csc/ntproperties/">carbon nanotubes</a>, their health suffered, according to a new <a href="http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/etc.1888/abstract">study</a> published in the journal <em>Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry</em>. In fact, the bottom-dwelling critters didn’t grow as quickly and they didn’t survive as long as their counterparts living in cleaner water.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 22:10:44 +0000 Kristofor Husted 19997 at http://kbia.org MU Study: Carbon nanotubes are toxic to aquatic animals The science of small things http://kbia.org/post/science-small-things <p>In this edition of&nbsp;Under the Microscope:&nbsp;the future of nanotechnology ... and political&nbsp;maneuvers&nbsp;mess with&nbsp;Missouri&#39;s efforts for a&nbsp;state health&nbsp;insurance exchange. Featuring reporting by&nbsp;St. Louis Public Radio&#39;s&nbsp;Veronique LaCapra and&nbsp;KCUR&#39;s&nbsp;Elana Gordon. Thu, 29 Dec 2011 19:30:30 +0000 Janet Saidi 6135 at http://kbia.org The science of small things Exam: October 17, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/exam-october-17-2011 <p>This week: a discussion on the possible academic impact of athletic conference realignment. Plus, MU signs an agreement with a University in India to work with nanomedicine and nanotechnology. Wed, 19 Oct 2011 16:24:29 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 2048 at http://kbia.org Exam: October 17, 2011