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Nanocoatings Market 2020-2027 Report By Focusing on Industry Data and Top Players-ADMAT INNOVATIONS BIO-GATE AG BUHLER AG CIMA NANOTECH DURASEAL…

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The research report provides deep insights into the global market revenue, parent market trends, macro-economic indicators, and governing factors, along with market attractiveness per market segment. The report provides an overview of the growth rate of the Nanocoatings market during the forecast period, i.e., 20202027. Most importantly, the report further identifies the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies. The research segments the market on the basis of product type, application, technology, and region. To offer more clarity regarding the industry, the report takes a closer look at the current status of various factors including but not limited to supply chain management, niche markets, distribution channel, trade, supply, and demand and production capability across different countries.

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Nanocoatings are applied on material surface to create or improve material functionalities in terms of self-cleaning, corrosion-protection, antifriction properties, heat, and radiation resistance among others. Nanocoatings does not support microbiological growth and has resistance to oxygen, ozone, UV light and is water repellant. Nano-coating is extensively being utilised in aerospace, defense, marine and medical to incorporate multi-functional coatings in these areas.

The report profiles the key players in the industry, along with a detailed analysis of their individual positions against the global landscape. The study conducts SWOT analysis to evaluate strengths and weaknesses of the key players in the Nanocoatings market. The researcher provides an extensive analysis of the Nanocoatings market size, share, trends, overall earnings, gross revenue, and profit margin to accurately draw a forecast and provide expert insights to investors to keep them updated with the trends in the market.

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The study assesses factors such as segmentation, description, and applications of Nanocoatings industries. It derives accurate insights to give a holistic view of the dynamic features of the business, including shares, profit generation, thereby directing focus on the critical aspects of the business.

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The research on the Nanocoatings market focuses on mining out valuable data on investment pockets, growth opportunities, and major market vendors to help clients understand their competitors methodologies. The research also segments the Nanocoatings market on the basis of end user, product type, application, and demography for the forecast period 20202027. Comprehensive analysis of critical aspects such as impacting factors and competitive landscape are showcased with the help of vital resources, such as charts, tables, and infographics.

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Nanocoatings For Building And Construction Market Global Insights 2020, Forecast to 2026 | CTC Nanotechnology, Theta Chemicals, Advenira Enterprises -…

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The Global Nanocoatings For Building And Construction Market Outlook 2020-2026 offers detailed coverage of Nanocoatings For Building And Construction industry and presents main market trends. The market research gives historical and forecasts market size, demand, end-use details, and company shares of the leading Nanocoatings For Building And Construction key players to provide exhaustive coverage of the market. The report segments the market and forecasts its size, on the basis of application, by-products, and by geography.

According to the study, the global Nanocoatings For Building And Construction Market expected to grow at a CAGR roughly 7% during the forecast period (2020-2026).

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CTC Nanotechnology, Theta Chemicals, Advenira Enterprises, Inframat, Nanogate, AdMat Innovations, Nanophase Technologies, Tesla NanoCoatings, and others.

Summary

Nanocoatings coat surface has nano-level structure,which form a uniform network of molecules. The thickness of this kind of coating is measured in nanoscales.

The increasing prevalence of sick building syndrome due to the decreasing quality of air rises the need for indoor air quality products. It has been observed that the deterioration and poor maintenance of buildings is one of the major causes of poor indoor air quality. This will increase the demand for nanomaterials in paints and coatings since they will ensure that the air inhaled near buildings is free from disease-causing pathogens.

Market is segmented into:

BY TYPE

Vapor Deposition Electroplate Spraying Other

BY APPLICATION

Building Infrastructure

Geographically, this report is segmented into several key Regions, with Sales, Sales, revenue, Market Share (%) and Growth Rate (%) of product in these regions, from 2020 to 2026 (forecast), coveringUnited States, North America(Canada and Mexico),Europe(Germany, France, UK, Russia and Italy),Asia-Pacific(China, Japan, Korea, India and Southeast Asia),South America(Brazil, Argentina, Columbia etc.),Middle East and Africa(Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa),RoW(Rest of World).

Nanocoatings For Building And Construction Market report comprises key factor which can be useful for any new player in the industry. It is possible due to comparative analysis and overview that is provided in the report. By focusing on all the details in the report, it is more than enough for any newcomers entering the industry so that they can get a better knowledge and study the market before making any strategic decision.

In addition, this report discusses the key drivers influencing market growth, opportunities, the challenges and the risks faced by key manufacturers and the market as a whole. It also analyzes key emerging trends and their impact on present and future development

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1 Introduction of Global Nanocoatings For Building And Construction Market

2 Executive Summaries 3 Research Methodologies 4 Global Market Outlooks 5 Global Nanocoatings For Building And Construction Market Overview 6 Global Nanocoatings For Building And Construction Market by Type 7 Global Nanocoatings For Building And Construction Market by Application 8 Global Markets by Geography 9 Global Markets Competitive Landscape 10 Company Profiles 11 Appendixes

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Food Nanotechnology Market to witness high growth in near future – Cole of Duty

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Market Study Report, LLC, has recently added a report on the Food Nanotechnology market which presents substantial inputs about the market size, market share, regional trends, and profit projection of this business sphere. The report also enlightens users regarding the foremost challenges and existing growth tactics implemented by the leading organizations that constitute the dynamic competitive gamut of this industry.

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COVID-19: Kinetic Green ties up with DIAT to manufacture nano tech-based disinfectant – Devdiscourse

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Electric vehicle maker Kinetic Green on Wednesday said it has entered into a pact with Pune-based Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) for manufacturing and marketing of a nano technology-based disinfectant, developed by the latter, to combat the spread of COVID-19. Under the transfer of technology agreement, Kinetic Green will manufacture and market advanced nanotechnology-based disinfectant, 'Kinetic Ananya', which is effective in disinfecting all types of surfaces by neutralising microbes including viruses, bacteria and fungi, Kinetic Green Energy and Power Solutions Ltd said in a release.

Designed and developed by DIAT to destroy any kind of virus, including coronavirus, the disinfectant is water-based biodegradable formulation that is effective for 24 hours and adheres to fabric, plastic and metallic objects, and its toxicity to humans is negligible, the company claimed in the release. With an expected six-month shelf life of the spray, the formulation is effective in disinfecting all types of surfaces and areas such as flooring, railings, large office and hospital spaces, chairs and tables, cars, medical instruments, elevator buttons, doorknobs, corridors, rooms, and even clothes, the company said.

"We are proud to be associated with the reputed Defence Institute of Advanced Technology to offer a 'nano technology-assisted formulation' that has abilities to neutralise the virus when it comes in contact with this formulation layer," said Sulajja Firodia Motwani, founder and CEO of Kinetic Green Energy and Power Solutions. Motwani added that Kinetic Green aims to provide an end-to-end effective community sanitisation solutions to ensure a clean, green, and virus-free environment. "Ananya is also an effort in that direction." The formulation has the ability to neutralise the outer protein of the virus and the silver nanoparticles have the ability to rupture the membrane of the virus, thereby making it ineffective, the company said.

It can be used in the company's already launched e-foggers and e-sprayers, she said. In April, the Pune-based e-vehicle maker company had introduced three offerings, including e-fogger and e-sprayer range, for disinfecting outdoor areas and residential townships; as well as a portable UV sanitiser, suitable for disinfecting indoor areas like hospital rooms, offices, among others.

"It gives us immense pleasure to get associated with Kinetic Green. The solution Ananya has been developed by synthesising silver nanoparticles and drug molecules. Before making it official, the properties of this material have been tested by two methods nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and infrared spectroscopy. We are 100 per cent confident in saying that this solution is effective as well as biodegradable," Sangeeta Kale, professor of physics and dean at DIAT, said. Through this partnership with Kinetic Green, DIAT is looking forward to benefiting the maximum population with its eco-friendly and cost-effective solution, she added.

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Nanotechnology in Medical Devices Market 2020: Global Analysis, Share, Trends, Application Analysis and Forecast To 2027 – 3rd Watch News

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Common Food Additive Causes Adverse Health Effects in Mice – UMass News and Media Relations

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AMHERST, Mass. A common food additive, recently banned in France but allowed in the U.S. and many other countries, was found to significantly alter gut microbiota in mice, causing inflammation in the colon and changes in protein expression in the liver, according to research led by a University of Massachusetts Amherst food scientist.

I think our results have a lot of implications in the food industry and on human health and nutrition, says lead author Hang Xiao, professor and Clydesdale Scholar of Food Science. The study confirmed a strong linkage between foodborne titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO2 NPs) and adverse health effects.

Along with colleagues at UMass Amherst and in China, Xiao published the research in Small, a weekly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal that covers nanotechnology.

Gut microbiota, which refers to the diverse and complex community of microorganisms in the gut, plays a vital role in human health. An imbalance of gut microbiota has been associated with a range of health issues, including inflammatory bowel disease, obesity and cardiovascular disease.

Human exposure to foodborne TiO2 NPs comes primarily from a food additive known as E171, which is made up of different-size particles of TiO2, including one-third or more that are nanoscale. E171, which makes products look whiter and more opaque, is found in such food as desserts, candy, beverages and gum. E171 exposure is two to four times higher in U.S. children than in adults, one study has found.

Smaller than 100 nanometers, foodborne nanoscale particles may have unique physiological properties that cause concern. The bigger particles wont be absorbed easily, but the smaller ones could get into the tissues and accumulate somewhere, Xiao says.

In their study, Xiao and his team fed either E171 or TiO2 NPs to two populations of mice as part of their daily diet. One population was fed a high-fat diet similar to that of many Americans, two-thirds of whom are obese or overweight; the other group of mice was fed a low-fat diet. The mice fed a high-fat diet eventually became obese, while the mice on the low-fat diet did not.

In both the non-obese mice and obese mice, the gut microbiota was disturbed by both E171 and TiO2 NPs, Xiao says. The nanosized particles caused more negative changes in both groups of mice. Moreover, the obese mice were more susceptible to the adverse effects of TiO2 NPs, causing more damage in obese mice than in non-obese ones.

The researchers found TiO2 NPs decreased cecal levels of short-chain fatty acids, which are essential for colon health, and increased pro-inflammatory immune cells and cytokines in the colon, indicating an inflammatory state.

To evaluate the direct health impact of gut microbiota disrupted by TiO2 NP, Xiao and colleagues conducted a fecal transplant study. They gave mice antibiotics to clear out their original gut microbiota and then transplanted fecal bacteria from the TiO2 NP-treated mice to the antibiotic-treated mice. The results support our hypothesis that including TiO2 NPs in the diet disrupts the homeostasis of the gut microbiota, Xiao says, which in turn leads to colonic inflammation in the mice.

The study also measured levels of TiO2 in human stool samples, finding a wide range. Xiao says further research is needed to determine the health effects of long-term such as life-long and multigenerational exposure to TiO2 NPs.

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Common Food Additive Shown To Cause Adverse Health Effects – Technology Networks

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A common food additive, recently banned in France but allowed in the U.S. and many other countries, was found to significantly alter gut microbiota in mice, causing inflammation in the colon and changes in protein expression in the liver, according to research led by a University of Massachusetts Amherst food scientist.

I think our results have a lot of implications in the food industry and on human health and nutrition, says lead author Hang Xiao, professor and Clydesdale Scholar of Food Science. The study confirmed a strong linkage between foodborne titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO2 NPs) and adverse health effects.

Along with colleagues at UMass Amherst and in China, Xiao published the research in Small, a weekly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal that covers nanotechnology.

Gut microbiota, which refers to the diverse and complex community of microorganisms in the gut, plays a vital role in human health. An imbalance of gut microbiota has been associated with a range of health issues, including inflammatory bowel disease, obesity and cardiovascular disease.

Human exposure to foodborne TiO2 NPs comes primarily from a food additive known as E171, which is made up of different-size particles of TiO2, including one-third or more that are nanoscale. E171, which makes products look whiter and more opaque, is found in such food as desserts, candy, beverages and gum. E171 exposure is two to four times higher in U.S. children than in adults, one study has found.

Smaller than 100 nanometers, foodborne nanoscale particles may have unique physiological properties that cause concern. The bigger particles wont be absorbed easily, but the smaller ones could get into the tissues and accumulate somewhere, Xiao says.

In their study, Xiao and his team fed either E171 or TiO2 NPs to two populations of mice as part of their daily diet. One population was fed a high-fat diet similar to that of many Americans, two-thirds of whom are obese or overweight; the other group of mice was fed a low-fat diet. The mice fed a high-fat diet eventually became obese, while the mice on the low-fat diet did not.

In both the non-obese mice and obese mice, the gut microbiota was disturbed by both E171 and TiO2 NPs, Xiao says. The nanosized particles caused more negative changes in both groups of mice. Moreover, the obese mice were more susceptible to the adverse effects of TiO2 NPs, causing more damage in obese mice than in non-obese ones.

The researchers found TiO2 NPs decreased cecal levels of short-chain fatty acids, which are essential for colon health, and increased pro-inflammatory immune cells and cytokines in the colon, indicating an inflammatory state.

To evaluate the direct health impact of gut microbiota disrupted by TiO2 NP, Xiao and colleagues conducted a fecal transplant study. They gave mice antibiotics to clear out their original gut microbiota and then transplanted fecal bacteria from the TiO2 NP-treated mice to the antibiotic-treated mice. The results support our hypothesis that including TiO2 NPs in the diet disrupts the homeostasis of the gut microbiota, Xiao says, which in turn leads to colonic inflammation in the mice.

The study also measured levels of TiO2 in human stool samples, finding a wide range. Xiao says further research is needed to determine the health effects of long-term such as life-long and multigenerational exposure to TiO2 NPs.

ReferenceFoodborne Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Induce Stronger Adverse Effects in Obese Mice than NonObese Mice: Gut Microbiota Dysbiosis, Colonic Inflammation, and Proteome Alterations. Xiaoqiong Cao Yanhui Han Min Gu Hengjun Du Mingyue Song Xiaoai Zhu Gaoxing Ma Che Pan Weicang Wang Ermin Zhao Timothy Goulette Biao Yuan Guodong Zhang Hang Xiao. Nano, Micro, Small, 09 June 2020, https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.202001858.

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Ted Sargent named U of T’s vice-president, research and innovation, and strategic initiatives – U of T Engineering News

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University ProfessorTed Sargent (ECE) has been named the University of Torontos vice-president, research and innovation, and strategic initiatives for a four-year term, effective July 1.

Sargent, an internationally renowned nanotechnology researcher, moves into the role after serving as U of Ts inaugural vice-president, international since 2016, overseeing an expansion of the universitys global footprint.

He will succeed ProfessorVivek Goelat the helm of the universitys vast research enterprise after Goelindicated earlier this month that he was stepping down from the positionto focus on the universitys pandemic response, as well as that of the wider community.

The research of our scholars and the translation of this work into societal impact is of vital importance, even more now than ever before, Sargent said, referring to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is true in the life sciences and just as true in the humanities, social sciences, and physical sciences, and in cross-cutting interdisciplinary fields including our professional disciplines.

Sargent said he aims to build on the progress made by Goel and his team in areas such as promoting equity and diversity in research and innovation, and building partnerships with government, industry and NGOs.

We want to ensure that all of U of Ts researchers see themselves and their remarkable work reflected and valued at U of T, he said. This is particularly true at a time when equity, diversity and community engagement represent critical topics facing society.

Robust and respectful community partnerships will continue to be a crucial element of what we do.

PresidentMeric Gertlerannounced Sargents appointment on Thursday after it was approved by Governing Council. He reiterated that the COVID-19 pandemic required the expeditious appointment of a proven leader.

Given the urgent external pressures and abbreviated timelines, an experienced senior leader would serve the universitys needs especially well at this time, he said. The individual whose name surfaced most consistently in my consultations was Professor Ted Sargent.

Gertler praised Sargents work on U of Ts international strategic plan, which helped deepen global engagement, build partnerships with universities and the private sector, increase the number of students benefiting from global engagement in study and research, engage alumni across the globe and further enhance U of Ts international reputation.

As vice-president, international, Sargent helped U of T secure a number of key agreements to facilitate the flow of talent and ideas across borders. For example, U of T two years agosigned agreementswith Mexicos National Council of Science and Technology to bring graduate researchers to U of T.

Last year, 19,000 international students studied on U of Ts campuses with international media reporting that U of T is now a premier destination for students from several countries, includingFranceandIndia.

Sargent first joined U of T in 1998 as a faculty member in the Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. He holds a tier one Canada Research Chair in nanotechnology and was appointed a University Professor in 2015, the highest rank for faculty at the university. This year, he received the prestigious Killam Prize for Engineering.

His research unites expertise in chemistry, physics and engineering across eight experimental labs. His work is focused on advanced materials such as quantum dots, perovskite crystals and multi-metal catalysts. Applications include light sensing, solar energy harvesting and carbon capture and storage. His work has been cited more than 49,000 times, according to the Scopus database.

In my research group, I have the privilege of working with brilliant students and post-docs from around the world, Sargent said.

Doing so only deepens curiosity even more with every day about how we can further deepen our understanding of the physical laws that govern our world; and how we can apply insights from basic science in order to make practical systems that enable us to act on big global challenges, such as the need to provide sustainable solutions for energy, and develop new technologies that bring us closer together.

Sargent is founder and chief technology officer of InVisage Technologies, as well as a co-founder of QD Solar, which aims to produce high-performing and low-cost solar photovoltaic technology, and Xagenic, a molecular diagnostics company developing a range of infectious disease tests.

He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Canadian Academy of Engineering.

In his new role, Sargent plans to continue to work with colleagues from across the universitys three campuses to expand the universitys impact globally, and to further deepen the focus on research and innovation.

We want to celebrate the remarkable influence U of Ts great minds continue to have on their colleagues on thinkers and doers around the globe, he said.

We will continue to ensure that U of Ts remarkable resources set our researchers up for success.

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Nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) market Insights on Emerging Scope the COVID-19 – 3rd Watch News

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The global nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) market was valued at $9.7 million in 2015. This market is expected to grow from $11.3 million in 2016 to $55.4 million by 2021, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 37.4% for the period of 2016-2021.

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Nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) comprise an advanced class of devices that integrates electrical and mechanical functionalities on the nanoscopic scale. NEMS are considered as a disruptive technological advancement that extends miniaturization of devices to the next level, beyond microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). The current market for NEMS devices is in its infancy, and thus extensive research and development (R&D) in the field of nanotechnology and nanomaterials are still in progress. This market, however, is expected to see robust growth during the forecast period, which is attributed to its advantages, including high resonating frequency, low energy consumption, size reduction, multiple frequencies on a single chip and cost reduction by integrated circuit (IC) integration offered by NEMS devices. NEMS is expected to emerge as an enabling technology that merges life sciences with engineering, which is further expected to open up new opportunities in the coming years.

The NEMS market is expected to experience double-digit growth rate during the forecast period from 2016 to 2021. The major factor driving the growth of the NEMS market is increasing demand for miniaturization of electronic components from end-user industries, such as medical and consumer electronics. Increasing investment by government bodies and private organizations for research and development in the field of nanotechnology is also boosting market growth. The NEMS market is expected to see significant growth due to the technological advancements of nanocomponents and nanomaterials during the forecast period. The rising demand for high-precision microscopes is accelerating the overall NEMS market.

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A lack of standardized process and mass manufacturing techniques is leading to difficulties in manufacturing NEMS, which poses as a major restraint in the growth of the global NEMS market. Substantially high prices of nanoscale components used for manufacturing NEMS will also hinder market growth during the forecast period. Nevertheless, surges in NEMS applications in end-user industries such as consumer electronics and medical are expected to create new opportunities in the global NEMS market.

The global NEMS market is segmented into nanorelays and switches, nanotweezers, nanoactuators, nanosensors, nanoresonators, gyroscopes, nanoaccelerometers, nanorobots and others. The market can then be further categorized based on fabrication technology into top-down approach and bottom-up approaches.

Major NEMS applications can be found in the semiconductor, automotive, monitoring and detection, industrial process and control, communication, medical, and military and defense industries. In terms of materials, the NEMS market is segmented into graphene-based NEMS, silicon-based NEMS, silicon carbide-based NEMS, indium arsenide-based NEMS, gold- and platinum-based NEMS and gallium arsenide-based NEMS.

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An overview of the global nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) market Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2015 and 2016, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2021 Information on major applications for NEMS, including the semiconductor industry, automotives, industrial processes and controls, the medical sector, and communications In-depth market analysis, specifically growth drivers, restraints, and opportunities A breakdown of the NEMS market by product type, technology, application, material, components, and region A look at government regulations and the industry structure Patent analysis Profiles of major players in the industry

Summary

The global nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) market was valued at $9.7 million in 2015, and it is expected to reach $55.4 million by 2021, increasing at a CAGR of 37.4% from 2016 through 2021. Growth of the NEMS market is attributed to the increasing demand for precision microscopes and electronics with higher functionality, as well as the rapidly transforming communication industry and a surging demand for BioNEMS. Other factors influencing swift growth of the market include demand for monitoring and detection techniques, emphasis on miniaturization of devices to serve multiple purposes and reviving the automotive industry with changing standardizations.

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Consumers are open to new ideas when it comes to food – Meat & Poultry

§ June 26th, 2020 § Filed under Nanotech Comments Off on Consumers are open to new ideas when it comes to food – Meat & Poultry

BELLEVUE, WASH. Americans have a long history of accepting technological food innovations, said Shelley Balanko, PhD, senior vice president of The Hartman Group, in a June 24 webinar. She cited the pasteurization of milk as an example.

American consumers are actually very poised for food innovation because of our history of food science and technology in our culture, Balanko said. Since the turn of the 20th century food science and technology have been part of American culture to protect and enhance consumers lives.

Twenty years into the current century, consumers still are willing to accept new food technology, but they want many questions answered first.

As consumers are confronted or presented with new food tech innovations, they are going to weigh a range of factors to determine what is acceptable, Balanko said. Essentially, they are going to be trying to answer the question, Do the ends justify the means?

People will want to know the risks and benefits of new technology as well as why a company developed the technology: Was it for the greater good or mostly for company profit?

People will be expecting new innovations to be very clear about how it was made, why it was made that way and the resulting pros and cons, Balanko said.

The Hartman Group, based in Bellevue, found a majority of people want both natural food choices and scientific solutions. In a survey, 66% of respondents said they want their food to be as natural as possible while 58% said they believe scientific and technological innovations can make food more sustainable.

The Hartman Group survey showed 70% of consumers said they often pay more for food or drinks that are better for them and 57% said they often pay more for food or drinks that are better for workers or the environment. The survey also showed 52% said they would be very or somewhat interested in purchasing products made from hydroponic farming, which compared to 45% for regenerative agriculture, 33% for nutrient fortification using nanotechnology and 28% for cellular agriculture.

Balanko said people tend to evaluate food production innovations through four overlapping arenas: innovations in the field such as regenerative agriculture, innovations in the kitchen with vegan dishes as an example, research and development innovations like plant-based burger and milk alternatives, and laboratory innovations like cellular agriculture for meat and dairy.

When innovations come from the field or the kitchen, they do not require as much explanation, she said, adding more research and consumer education will be needed to justify the higher prices for products associated with regenerative agriculture.

GMOs, CRISPR technology and cellular meat all face some consumer skepticism. Thirty-five percent of consumers reported buying more non-GMO products than they did a year ago, according to The Hartman Group. Concern over glyphosate is hurting GMO perceptions as well, Balanko said.

People will be expecting new innovations to be very clear about how it was made, why it was made that way and the resulting pros and cons. Shelley Balanko, PhD, The Hartman Group

Besides seed companies, farmers, chefs and scientists, traditional consumer packaged goods companies like the Kraft Heinz Co., General Mills Inc., Nestle SA and PepsiCo Inc. may play a role in food innovation, too.

These companies have a long-standing history of expertise and excellence in food science and technology, creating very safe, tasty products and convenient products, Balanko said. Safety is going to be increasingly important as we come out of the COVID-19 pandemic. This heritage of expertise and excellence will be very useful as consumers have to reimagine their standards around processed foods.

The world still needs technological innovation in food, she said.

Humanitys ability to innovate with science and technology will continue to improve our quality of life, and humanity has an obligation to use its science and tech powers to make things better, Balanko said.

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Coronavirus responses highlight how humans are hardwired to dismiss facts that don’t fit their worldview – The Conversation US

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Bemoaning uneven individual and state compliance with public health recommendations, top U.S. COVID-19 adviser Anthony Fauci recently blamed the countrys ineffective pandemic response on an American anti-science bias. He called this bias inconceivable, because science is truth. Fauci compared those discounting the importance of masks and social distancing to anti-vaxxers in their amazing refusal to listen to science.

It is Faucis profession of amazement that amazes me. As well-versed as he is in the science of the coronavirus, hes overlooking the well-established science of anti-science bias, or science denial.

Americans increasingly exist in highly polarized, informationally insulated ideological communities occupying their own information universes.

Within segments of the political blogosphere, global warming is dismissed as either a hoax or so uncertain as to be unworthy of response. Within other geographic or online communities, the science of vaccine safety, fluoridated drinking water and genetically modified foods is distorted or ignored. There is a marked gap in expressed concern over the coronavirus depending on political party affiliation, apparently based in part on partisan disagreements over factual issues like the effectiveness of social distancing or the actual COVID-19 death rate.

In theory, resolving factual disputes should be relatively easy: Just present strong evidence, or evidence of a strong expert consensus. This approach succeeds most of the time, when the issue is, say, the atomic weight of hydrogen.

But things dont work that way when scientific advice presents a picture that threatens someones perceived interests or ideological worldview. In practice, it turns out that ones political, religious or ethnic identity quite effectively predicts ones willingness to accept expertise on any given politicized issue.

Motivated reasoning is what social scientists call the process of deciding what evidence to accept based on the conclusion one prefers. As I explain in my book, The Truth About Denial, this very human tendency applies to all kinds of facts about the physical world, economic history and current events.

The interdisciplinary study of this phenomenon has made one thing clear: The failure of various groups to acknowledge the truth about, say, climate change, is not explained by a lack of information about the scientific consensus on the subject.

Instead, what strongly predicts denial of expertise on many controversial topics is simply ones political persuasion.

A 2015 metastudy showed that ideological polarization over the reality of climate change actually increases with respondents knowledge of politics, science and/or energy policy. The chances that a conservative is a climate science denier is significantly higher if he or she is college educated. Conservatives scoring highest on tests for cognitive sophistication or quantitative reasoning skills are most susceptible to motivated reasoning about climate science.

Denialism is not just a problem for conservatives. Studies have found liberals are less likely to accept a hypothetical expert consensus on the possibility of safe storage of nuclear waste, or on the effects of concealed-carry gun laws.

The human talent for rationalization is a product of many hundreds of thousands of years of adaptation. Our ancestors evolved in small groups, where cooperation and persuasion had at least as much to do with reproductive success as holding accurate factual beliefs about the world. Assimilation into ones tribe required assimilation into the groups ideological belief system regardless of whether it was grounded in science or superstition. An instinctive bias in favor of ones in-group and its worldview is deeply ingrained in human psychology.

A human beings very sense of self is intimately tied up with his or her identity groups status and beliefs. Unsurprisingly, then, people respond automatically and defensively to information that threatens the worldview of groups with which they identify. We respond with rationalization and selective assessment of evidence that is, we engage in confirmation bias, giving credit to expert testimony we like while finding reasons to reject the rest.

Unwelcome information can also threaten in other ways. System justification theorists like psychologist John Jost have shown how situations that represent a perceived threat to established systems trigger inflexible thinking. For example, populations experiencing economic distress or an external threat have often turned to authoritarian leaders who promise security and stability.

In ideologically charged situations, ones prejudices end up affecting ones factual beliefs. Insofar as you define yourself in terms of your cultural affiliations, your attachment to the social or economic status quo, or a combination, information that threatens your belief system say, about the negative effects of industrial production on the environment can threaten your sense of identity itself. If trusted political leaders or partisan media are telling you that the COVID-19 crisis is overblown, factual information about a scientific consensus to the contrary can feel like a personal attack.

This kind of affect-laden, motivated thinking explains a wide range of examples of an extreme, evidence-resistant rejection of historical fact and scientific consensus.

Have tax cuts been shown to pay for themselves in terms of economic growth? Do communities with high numbers of immigrants have higher rates of violent crime? Did Russia interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election? Predictably, expert opinion regarding such matters is treated by partisan media as though evidence is itself inherently partisan.

Denialist phenomena are many and varied, but the story behind them is, ultimately, quite simple. Human cognition is inseparable from the unconscious emotional responses that go with it. Under the right conditions, universal human traits like in-group favoritism, existential anxiety and a desire for stability and control combine into a toxic, system-justifying identity politics.

Science denial is notoriously resistant to facts because it isnt about facts in the first place. Science denial is an expression of identity usually in the face of perceived threats to the social and economic status quo and it typically manifests in response to elite messaging.

Id be very surprised if Anthony Fauci is, in fact, actually unaware of the significant impact of politics on COVID-19 attitudes, or of what signals are being sent by Republican state government officials statements, partisan mask refusal in Congress, or the recent Trump rally in Tulsa. Effective science communication is critically important because of the profound effects partisan messaging can have on public attitudes. Vaccination, resource depletion, climate and COVID-19 are life-and-death matters. To successfully tackle them, we must not ignore what the science tells us about science denial.

This is an updated version of an article originally published on Jan. 31, 2020.

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Could a barn full of dairy cattle help in the fight against coronavirus? – Grand Island Independent

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Thousands of people around the world hospitalized with COVID-19 have been treated with whats known as convalescent plasma donated by people whove recovered from the infection.

Doctors hope to harness from that plasma the antibodies that donors have produced in response to the disease. The plasma is given to patients with the goal of helping them fight off the infection or preventing infection in the first place.

But a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, biotech firm thinks it has a better alternative to convalescent plasma: A barn full of dairy cattle that are producing human antibodies to COVID-19.

The company, SAb Biotherapeutics, plans to begin testing the antibodies in human trials yet this summer.

The cattle, a Holstein mix, look just like those found on many Midwestern farms. But theyre not your basic bovine. Theyve been genetically modified to have a partially human immune system.

The company then injects them with a noninfectious portion of the novel coronavirus so they produce antibodies to fight it. We have already shown our antibodies neutralize the SARS-CoV-2 virus (the more technical name for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19), and we have already produced a clinical material to be used for our clinical trials, said Eddie Sullivan, the companys president and CEO.

And, because they inject the cows over and over again, the animals build up high levels of those neutralizing antibodies, more than whats found in convalescent plasma, he said.

A herd of genetically modified cattle in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is making human antibodies that can neutralize the novel coronavirus. SAb Biotherapeutics plans to begin trials in humans this summer.

The company announced recently in a press release that the cow-made antibodies were four times better at blocking the virus from entering cells than the most potent convalescent plasma they studied.

William Klimstra, a viral immunologist at the University of Pittsburgh, tested the cow-made antibodies against convalescent plasma in cell cultures.

In the cell culture models, we showed there was more neutralizing capacity in cow serum and antibody preparations than in convalescent serum, said Klimstra, who has worked with SAb since 2012.

The research was shared by the company but has not been published in a scientific journal.

The cattle, Sullivan said, have a couple of other advantages over human donors. For one, cows are big animals and can produce a lot of plasma, donating 30 to 45 liters a month versus the 2 to 3 liters a human donor could supply.

The cattle also have a more robust immune response than humans, in order to keep their ruminant guts from being overrun by pathogens. The repeated injections bump up that response. And the cattle live in a controlled environment, unlike human plasma donors who come from different locations and may be exposed to all sorts of things.

The companys technology, Sullivan said, also produces a polyclonal response, meaning the antibodies can bind to more than one site on the virus. Monoclonal antibodies, as the name suggests, can bind to only one.

Sullivan said the polyclonal response is important because the virus could mutate. If a virus mutates on that place where a monoclonal antibody (binds), that monoclonal (antibody) is no longer functional, he said.

It would be difficult, however, for a virus to mutate in so many places that polyclonal antibodies, actually a collection of molecules, would become ineffective, he said.

The natural way our bodies fight disease is a polyclonal response, said Sullivan, who has degrees in molecular biology and reproductive physiology.

Meantime, several monoclonal antibodies to the coronavirus also are expected to enter clinical trials this summer. According to a recent commentary in the Journal of the American Medical Association, those antibodies have been chosen to target a part of the virus that has held steady. Some products will include a combination of two monoclonal antibodies targeting different sites.

In addition, another company, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, announced that it had started human trials with a drug derived from mice, CNN reported.

Such antibodies generally are viewed both as a potential treatment and a possible preventative, in lieu of a vaccine, to keep people from getting sick.

The technology behind SAb Biotherapeutics approach dates back nearly two decades. Since 2014, the company has produced antibodies to a number of infectious diseases, including Ebola, Zika and the original SARS, using cattle.

The company had completed a clinical trial in humans with antibodies against Middle East respiratory syndrome, which is caused by a coronavirus related to the novel coronavirus, and was proceeding toward a second phase of trials when the pandemic struck.

Those experiences gave the company a head start. The cows were producing antibodies to the novel coronavirus within seven weeks. The company has initial funding of $9.4 million through an existing federal contract to take the project through preclinical trials.

The company has been working with the Food and Drug Administration through the testing process and would eventually have to get approval from the agency, as would the makers of any new drug, before the product could be used on a wider scale in humans.

Sullivan said its rewarding to get to a point where the technology, which took years to develop, is being put to use and can perhaps have a significant impact on one of the most serious health threats in a lifetime.

This is why SAb and our employees have worked so hard over the last few months, he said. I have an amazing, dedicated team of scientists and individuals who have been just absolutely focused on being able to move this forward.

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Marking Environmental Progress Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary Part III – Mackinac Center for Public Policy

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With this post, well be halfway through our list of 50 reasons why people can be optimistic about the future of the human race and our environment. Our relative wealth and health, our ability to use new and more efficient and effective technologies, and our access to markets are supplying us with abundance that has never been seen before in human history.

Of course, that doesnt mean we dont still suffer from difficulties, and 2020 is the perfect example of a year that brings many of those difficulties directly into our lives. But, despite the problems we are facing, we are still relatively well-fed and well-clothed on the whole. We still have access to a near endless variety of entertainment, and we have the most-trained medical experts that the world has ever known actively working to address todays medical challenges.

Even though we face many challenges, we are still some of the most fortunate humans to have ever existed. Lets continue with our list of 50 reasons we can be optimistic about the future of humanity. For a quick review, here are the first 15 weve already introduced:

The next 10 are:

Weve covered a lot of ground so far, but were still only halfway through our list of 50! Be sure to check out the first two 50th Anniversary of Earth Day posts here and here. Then check back soon for points 26 through 35.

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Health and safety hazards of nanomaterials – Wikipedia

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The health and safety hazards of nanomaterials include the potential toxicity of various types of nanomaterials, as well as fire and dust explosion hazards. Because nanotechnology is a recent development, the health and safety effects of exposures to nanomaterials, and what levels of exposure may be acceptable, are subjects of ongoing research. Of the possible hazards, inhalation exposure appears to present the most concern, with animal studies showing pulmonary effects such as inflammation, fibrosis, and carcinogenicity for some nanomaterials. Skin contact and ingestion exposure, and dust explosion hazards, are also a concern.

Guidance has been developed for hazard controls that are effective in reducing exposures to safe levels, including substitution with safer forms of a nanomaterial, engineering controls such as proper ventilation, and personal protective equipment as a last resort. For some materials, occupational exposure limits have been developed to determine a maximum safe airborne concentration of nanomaterials, and exposure assessment is possible using standard industrial hygiene sampling methods. An ongoing occupational health surveillance program can also help to protect workers.

Nanotechnology is the manipulation of matter at the atomic scale to create materials, devices, or systems with new properties or functions, with potential applications in energy, healthcare, industry, communications, agriculture, consumer products, and other sectors. Nanomaterials have at least one primary dimension of less than 100 nanometers, and often have properties different from those of their bulk components that are technologically useful. The classes of materials of which nanoparticles are typically composed include elemental carbon, metals or metal oxides, and ceramics. According to the Woodrow Wilson Center, the number of consumer products or product lines that incorporate nanomaterials increased from 212 to 1317 from 2006 to 2011. Worldwide investment in nanotechnology increased from $432 million in 1997 to about $4.1 billion in 2005.[1]:13

Because nanotechnology is a recent development, the health and safety effects of exposures to nanomaterials, and what levels of exposure may be acceptable, is not yet fully understood. Research concerning the handling of nanomaterials is underway, and guidance for some nanomaterials has been developed.[1]:13 As with any new technology, the earliest exposures are expected to occur among workers conducting research in laboratories and pilot plants, making it important that they work in a manner that is protective of their safety and health.[2]:1

A risk management system is composed of three parts. Hazard identification involves determining what health and safety concerns are present for both the nanomaterial and its corresponding bulk material, based on a review of safety data sheets, peer-reviewed literature, and guidance documents on the material. For nanomaterials, toxicity hazards are the most important, but dust explosion hazards may also be relevant. Exposure assessment involves determining actual routes of exposure in a specific workplace, including a review of which areas and tasks are most likely to cause exposure. Exposure control involves putting procedures in places to minimize or eliminate exposures according to the hierarchy of hazard controls.[2]:26[3]:35 Ongoing verification of hazard controls can occur through monitoring of airborne nanomaterial concentrations using standard industrial hygiene sampling methods, and an occupational health surveillance program may be instituted.[3]:1416

Inhalation exposure is the most common route of exposure to airborne particles in the workplace. The deposition of nanoparticles in the respiratory tract is determined by the shape and size of particles or their agglomerates, and they are deposited in the alveolar compartment to a greater extent than larger respirable particles.[4] Based on animal studies, nanoparticles may enter the bloodstream from the lungs and translocate to other organs, including the brain.[5]:1112 The inhalation risk is affected by the dustiness of the material, the tendency of particles to become airborne in response to a stimulus. Dust generation is affected by the particle shape, size, bulk density, and inherent electrostatic forces, and whether the nanomaterial is a dry powder or incorporated into a slurry or liquid suspension.[2]:56

Animal studies indicate that carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers can cause pulmonary effects including inflammation, granulomas, and pulmonary fibrosis, which were of similar or greater potency when compared with other known fibrogenic materials such as silica, asbestos, and ultrafine carbon black. Some studies in cells or animals have shown genotoxic or carcinogenic effects, or systemic cardiovascular effects from pulmonary exposure. Although the extent to which animal data may predict clinically significant lung effects in workers is not known, the toxicity seen in the short-term animal studies indicate a need for protective action for workers exposed to these nanomaterials. As of 2013, further research was needed in long-term animal studies and epidemiologic studies in workers. No reports of actual adverse health effects in workers using or producing these nanomaterials were known as of 2013.[6]:vix, 3335Titanium dioxide (TiO2) dust is considered a lung tumor risk, with ultrafine (nanoscale) particles having an increased mass-based potency relative to fine TiO2, through a secondary genotoxicity mechanism that is not specific to TiO2 but primarily related to particle size and surface area.[7]:vvii, 7378

Some studies suggest that nanomaterials could potentially enter the body through intact skin during occupational exposure. Studies have shown that particles smaller than 1 m in diameter may penetrate into mechanically flexed skin samples, and that nanoparticles with varying physicochemical properties were able to penetrate the intact skin of pigs. Factors such as size, shape, water solubility, and surface coating directly affect a nanoparticles potential to penetrate the skin. At this time, it is not fully known whether skin penetration of nanoparticles would result in adverse effects in animal models, although topical application of raw SWCNT to nude mice has been shown to cause dermal irritation, and in vitro studies using primary or cultured human skin cells have shown that carbon nanotubes can enter cells and cause release of pro-inflammatory cytokines, oxidative stress, and decreased viability. It remains unclear, however, how these findings may be extrapolated to a potential occupational risk.[5]:12[6]:6364 In addition, nanoparticles may enter the body through wounds, with particles migrating into the blood and lymph nodes.[8]

Ingestion can occur from unintentional hand-to-mouth transfer of materials; this has been found to happen with traditional materials, and it is scientifically reasonable to assume that it also could happen during handling of nanomaterials. Ingestion may also accompany inhalation exposure because particles that are cleared from the respiratory tract via the mucociliary escalator may be swallowed.[5]:12

There is concern that engineered carbon nanoparticles, when manufactured on an industrial scale, could pose a dust explosion hazard, especially for processes such as mixing, grinding, drilling, sanding, and cleaning. Knowledge remains limited about the potential explosivity of materials when subdivided down to the nanoscale.[9] The explosion characteristics of nanoparticles are highly dependent on the manufacturer and the humidity.[3]:1718

For microscale particles, as particle size decreases and the specific surface area increases, the explosion severity increases. However, for dusts of organic materials such as coal, flour, methylcellulose, and polyethylene, severity ceases to increase as the particle size is reduced below 50 m. This is because decreasing particle size primarily increases the volatilization rate, which becomes rapid enough that that gas phase combustion becomes the rate limiting step, and further decrease in particle size will not increase the overall combustion rate.[9] While the minimum explosion concentration does not vary significantly with nanoparticle size, the minimum ignition energy and temperature have been found to decrease with particle size.[10]

Metal-based nanoparticles exhibit more severe explosions than do carbon nanomaterials, and their chemical reaction pathway is qualitatively different.[9] Studies on aluminum nanoparticles and titanium nanoparticles indicate that they are explosion hazards.[3]:1718 One study found that the likelihood of an explosion but not its severity increases significantly for nanoscale metal particles, and they can spontaneously ignite under certain conditions during laboratory testing and handling.[11]

High-resistivity powders can accumulate electric charge causing a spark hazard, and low-resistivity powders can build up in electronics causing a short circuit hazard, both of which can provide an ignition source. In general, powders of nanomaterials have higher resistivity than the equivalent micron-scale powders, and humidity decreases their resistivity. One study found powders of metal-based nanoparticles to be mid- to high-resistivity depending on humidity, while carbon-based nanoparticles were found to be low-resistivity regardless of humidity. Powders of nanomaterials are unlikely to present an unusual fire hazard as compared to their cardboard or plastic packaging, as they are usually produced in small quantities, with the exception of carbon black.[12] However, the catalytic properties of nanoparticles and nanostructured porous materials may cause untended catalytic reactions that, based on their chemical composition, would not otherwise be anticipated.[5]:21

Engineered radioactive nanoparticles have applications in medical diagnostics, medical imaging, toxicokinetics, and environmental health, and are being investigated for applications in nuclear medicine. Radioactive nanoparticles present special challenges in operational health physics and internal dosimetry that are not present for vapors or larger particles, as the nanoparticles' toxicokinetics depend on their physical and chemical properties including size, shape, and surface chemistry. In some cases, the inherent physicochemical toxicity of the nanoparticle itself may lead to lower exposure limits than those associated with the radioactivity alone, which is not the case with most radioactive materials. In general, however, most elements of a standard radiation protection program are applicable to radioactive nanomaterials, and many hazard controls for nanomaterials will be effective with the radioactive versions.[8]

Controlling exposures to hazards is the fundamental method of protecting workers. The hierarchy of hazard control is a framework that encompasses a succession of control methods to reduce the risk of illness or injury. In decreasing order of effectiveness, these are elimination of the hazard, substitution with another material or process that is a lesser hazard, engineering controls that isolate workers from the hazard, administrative controls that change workers' behavior to limit the quantity or duration of exposure, and personal protective equipment worn on the workers' body.[1]:9

Prevention through design is the concept of applying control methods to minimize hazards early in the design process, with an emphasis on optimizing employee health and safety throughout the life cycle of materials and processes. It increases the cost-effectiveness of occupational safety and health because hazard control methods are integrated early into the process, rather than needing to disrupt existing procedures to include them later. In this context, adopting hazard controls earlier in the design process and higher on the hierarchy of controls leads to faster time to market, improved operational efficiency, and higher product quality.[3]:68

Elimination and substitution are the most desirable approaches to hazard control, and are most effective early in the design process. Nanomaterials themselves often cannot be eliminated or substituted with conventional materials because their unique properties are necessary to the desired product or process.[1]:910 However, it may be possible to choose properties of the nanoparticle such as size, shape, functionalization, surface charge, solubility, agglomeration, and aggregation state to improve their toxicological properties while retaining the desired functionality. Other materials used incidentally in the process, such as solvents, are also amenable to substitution.[3]:8

In addition to the materials themselves, procedures used to handle them can be improved. For example, using a nanomaterial slurry or suspension in a liquid solvent instead of a dry powder will reduce dust exposure. Reducing or eliminating steps that involve transfer of powder or opening packages containing nanomaterials also reduces aerosolization and thus the potential hazard to the worker.[1]:910 Reducing agitation procedures such as sonication, and reducing the temperature of reactors to minimize release of nanomaterials in exhaust, also reduce hazards to workers.[2]:1012

Engineering controls are physical changes to the workplace that isolate workers from hazards by containing them in an enclosure, or removing contaminated air from the workplace through ventilation and filtering. They are used when hazardous substances and processes cannot be eliminated or replaced with less hazardous substitutes. Well-designed engineering controls are typically passive, in the sense of being independent of worker interactions, which reduces the potential for worker behavior to impact exposure levels. The initial cost of engineering controls can be higher than administrative controls or personal protective equipment, but the long-term operating costs are frequently lower and can sometimes provide cost savings in other areas of the process.[1]:1011 The type of engineering control optimal for each situation is influenced by the quantity and dustiness of the material as well as the duration of the task.[3]:911

Ventilation systems can be local or general. General exhaust ventilation operates on an entire room through a building's HVAC system. It is inefficient and costly as compared to local exhaust ventilation, and is not suitable by itself for controlling exposure, although it can provide negative room pressure to prevent contaminants from exiting the room. Local exhaust ventilation operates at or near the source of contamination, often in conjunction with an enclosure.[1]:1112 Examples of local exhaust systems include fume hoods, gloveboxes, biosafety cabinets, and vented balance enclosures. Exhaust hoods lacking an enclosure are less preferable, and laminar flow hoods are not recommended because they direct air outwards towards the worker.[2]:1828 Several control verification techniques can be used with ventilation systems, including pitot tubes, hot-wire anemometers, smoke generators, tracer-gas leak testing, and standardized testing and certification procedures.[1]:5052, 5960[3]:1415

Examples of non-ventilation engineering controls include placing equipment that may release nanomaterials in a separate room, and placing walk-off sticky mats at room exits.[3]:911Antistatic devices can be used when handling nanomaterials to reduce their electrostatic charge, making them less likely to disperse or adhere to clothing.[2]:28 Standard dust control methods such as enclosures for conveyor systems, using a sealed system for bag filling, and water spray application are effective at reducing respirable dust concentrations.[1]:1617

Administrative controls are changes to workers' behavior to mitigate a hazard. They include training on best practices for safe handling, storage, and disposal of nanomaterials, proper awareness of hazards through labeling and warning signage, and encouraging a general safety culture. Administrative controls can complement engineering controls should they fail, or when they are not feasible or do not reduce exposures to an acceptable level. Some examples of good work practices include cleaning work spaces with wet-wiping methods or a HEPA-filtered vacuum cleaner instead of dry sweeping with a broom, avoiding handling nanomaterials in a free particle state, storing nanomaterials in containers with tightly closed lids. Normal safety procedures such as hand washing, not storing or consuming food in the laboratory, and proper disposal of hazardous waste are also administrative controls.[1]:1718 Other examples are limiting the time workers are handling a material or in a hazardous area, and exposure monitoring for the presence of nanomaterials.[2]:1415

Personal protective equipment (PPE) must be worn on the worker's body and is the least desirable option for controlling hazards. It is used when other controls are not effective, have not been evaluated, or while doing maintenance or in emergency situations such as spill response. PPE normally used for typical chemicals are also appropriate for nanomaterials, including wearing long pants, long-sleeve shirts, and closed-toed shoes, and the use of safety gloves, goggles, and impervious laboratory coats. Nitrile gloves are preferred because latex gloves do not provide protection from most chemical solvents and may present an allergy hazard. Face shields are not an acceptable replacement for goggles because they do not protect against unbound dry materials. Woven cotton lab coats are not recommended for nanomaterials, as they can become contaminated with nanomaterials and release them later. Donning and removing PPE in a changing room prevents contamination of outside areas.[3]:1214

Respirators are another form of PPE. Respirator filters with a NIOSH air filtration rating of N95 or P100 have been shown to be effective at capturing nanoparticles, although leakage between the respirator seal and the skin may be more significant, especially with half-mask respirators. Surgical masks are not effective against nanomaterials.[3]:1214 Smaller nanoparticles of size 420 nm are captured more efficiently by filters than larger ones of size 30100nm, because Brownian motion results in the smaller particles being more likely to contact a filter fiber.[14] In the United States, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires fit testing and medical clearance for use of respirators,[15] and the Environmental Protection Agency requires the use of full face respirators with N100 filters for multi-walled carbon nanotubes not embedded in a solid matrix, if exposure is not otherwise controlled.[16]

An occupational exposure limit (OEL) is an upper limit on the acceptable concentration of a hazardous substance in workplace air. As of 2016, quantitative OELs have not been determined for most nanomaterials. The U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has determined non-regulatory recommended exposure limits (RELs) of 1.0 g/m3 for carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers as background-corrected elemental carbon as an 8-hour time-weighted average (TWA) respirable mass concentration,[6]:x, 43 and 300 g/m3 for ultrafine titanium dioxide as TWA concentrations for up to 10 hr/day during a 40-hour work week.[7]:vii, 7778 A properly tested, half-face particulate respirator will provide protection at exposure concentrations 10 times the REL, while an elastomeric full facepiece respirator with P100 filters will provide protection at 50 times the REL.[2]:18 Agencies and organizations from other countries, including the British Standards Institute[17] and the Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in Germany,[18] have established OELs for some nanomaterials, and some companies have supplied OELs for their products.[1]:7

In the absence of OELs, a control banding scheme may be used. Control banding is a qualitative strategy that uses a rubric to place hazards into one of four categories, or "bands", and each of which has a recommended level of hazard controls. Organizations including GoodNanoGuide,[19]Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory,[20] and Safe Work Australia[21] have developed control banding tools that are specific for nanomaterials.[2]:3133 The GoodNanoGuide control banding scheme is based only on exposure duration, whether the material is bound, and the extent of knowledge of the hazards.[19] The LANL scheme assigns points for 15 different hazard parameters and 5 exposure potential factors.[22] Alternatively, the "As Low As Reasonably Achievable" concept may be used.[1]:78

Exposure assessment is a set of methods used to monitor contaminant release and exposures to workers. These methods include personal sampling, where samplers are located in the personal breathing zone of the worker, often attached to a shirt collar to be as close to the nose and mouth as possible; and area/background sampling, where they are placed at static locations. Assessment generally use both particle counters, which monitor the real-time quantity of nanomaterials and other background particles; and filter-based samples, which can be used to identify the nanomaterial, usually using electron microscopy and elemental analysis.[3]:1415[23]

Not all instruments used to detect aerosols are suitable for monitoring occupational nanomaterial emissions because they may not be able to detect smaller particles, or may be too large or difficult to ship to a workplace.[1]:57[5]:2333 Suitable particle counters can detect a wide range of particle sizes, as nanomaterials may aggregate in the air. It is recommended to simultaneously test adjacent work areas to establish a background concentration, as direct reading instruments cannot distinguish the target nanomaterial from incidental background nanoparticles from motor or pump exhaust or heating vessels.[1]:4749[23]

While mass-based metrics are traditionally used to characterize toxicological effects of exposure to air contaminants, as of 2013 it was unclear which metrics are most important with regard to engineered nanomaterials. Animal and cell-culture studies have shown that size and shape are the two major factors in their toxicological effects.[1]:5758 Surface area and surface chemistry also appeared to be more important than mass concentration.[5]:23

The NIOSH Nanomaterial Exposure Assessment Technique (NEAT 2.0) is a sampling strategy to determine exposure potential for engineered nanomaterials. It includes filter-based and area samples, as well as a comprehensive assessment of emissions at processes and job tasks to better understand peak emission periods. Evaluation of worker practices, ventilation efficacy, and other engineering exposure control systems and risk management strategies serve to allow for a comprehensive exposure assessment.[23] The NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods includes guidance on electron microscopy of filter samples of carbon nanotubes and nanofibers,[24] and additionally some NIOSH methods developed for other chemicals can be used for off-line analysis of nanomaterials, including their morphology and geometry, elemental carbon content (relevant for carbon-based nanomaterials), and elemental makeup.[1]:5758 Efforts to create reference materials are ongoing.[5]:23

Occupational health surveillance involves the ongoing systematic collection, analysis, and dissemination of exposure and health data on groups of workers, for the purpose of preventing disease and evaluating the effectiveness of intervention programs. It encompasses both medical surveillance and hazard surveillance. A basic medical surveillance program contains a baseline medical evaluation and periodic follow-up examinations, post-incident evaluations, worker training, and identification of trends or patterns from medical screening data.[2]:3435

The related topic of medical screening focuses on the early detection of adverse health effects for individual workers, to provide an opportunity for intervention before disease processes occur. Screening may involve obtaining and reviewing an occupational history, medical examination, and medical testing. As of 2016, there were no specific screening tests or health evaluations to identify health effects in people that are caused solely by exposure to engineered nanomaterials.[3]:1516 However, any medical screening recommendations for the bulk material that a nanoparticle is made of still apply,[25] and in 2013 NIOSH concluded that the toxicologic evidence on carbon nanotubes and carbon nanofibers had advanced enough to make specific recommendations for the medical surveillance and screening of exposed workers.[6]:vii, 6569 Medical screening and resulting interventions represent secondary prevention and do not replace primary prevention efforts based on direct hazard controls to minimize employee exposures to nanomaterials.[2]:3435

It is recommended that a nanomaterial spill kit be assembled prior to an emergency and include barricade tape, nitrile or other chemically impervious gloves, an elastomeric full-facepiece respirator with P100 or N100 filters (fitted appropriately to the responder), adsorbent materials such as spill mats, disposable wipes, sealable plastic bags, walk-off sticky mats, a spray bottle with deionized water or another appropriate liquid to wet dry powders, and a HEPA-filtered vacuum. It is considered unsafe to use compressed air, dry sweeping, and vacuums without a HEPA filter to clear dust.[3]:1617

The Food and Drug Administration regulates nanomaterials under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act when used as food additives, drugs, or cosmetics.[26] The Consumer Product Safety Commission requires testing and certification of many consumer products for compliance with consumer product safety requirements, and cautionary labeling of hazardous substances under the Federal Hazardous Substances Act.[3]:2022

The General Duty Clause of the Occupational Safety and Health Act requires all employers to keep their workplace free of serious recognized hazards. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration also has recording and reporting requirements for occupational injuries and illness under 29 C.F.R. 1904 for businesses with more than 10 employees, and protection and communication regulations under 29 C.F.R. 1910. Companies producing new products containing nanomaterials must use the Hazard Communication Standard to create safety data sheets containing 16 sections for downstream users such as customers, workers, disposal services, and others. This may require toxicological or other testing, and all data or information provided must be vetted by properly controlled testing The ISO/TR 13329 standard[27] provides guidance specifically on the preparation of safety data sheets for nanomaterials. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health does not issue regulations, but conducts research and makes recommendations to prevent worker injury and illness. State and local governments may have additional regulations.[3]:1822

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates nanomaterials under the Toxic Substances Control Act, and has permitted limited manufacture of new chemical nanomaterials through the use of consent orders or Significant New Use Rules (SNURs). In 2011 EPA issued a SNUR on multi-walled carbon nanotubes, codified as 40 C.F.R. 721.10155. Other statutes falling in the EPA's jurisdiction may apply, such as Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (if bacterial claims are being made), Clean Air Act, or Clean Water Act.[3]:13, 2022 EPA regulates nanomaterials under the same provisions as other hazardous chemical substances.[26]

In the European Union, nanomaterials classified by the European Commission as hazardous chemical substances are regulated under the European Chemical Agency's Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation, as well as the Classification, Labeling, and Packaging (CLP) regulations.[26] Under the REACH regulation, companies have the responsibility of collecting information on the properties and uses of substances that they manufacture or import at or above quantities of 1 ton per year, including nanomaterials.[3]:22 There are special provisions for cosmetics that contain nanomaterials, and for biocidal materials under the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) when at least 50% of their primary particles are nanoparticles.[26]

In the United Kingdom, powders of nanomaterials may fall under the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2002, as well as the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations 2002 if they are capable of fueling a dust explosion.[12]

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Welcome to the World Congress on Advanced Materials and NanotechnologyonAugust 24-25, 2020at Vancouver, Canada

This conference with the innovative theme - Innovatory Advancements in the Field of Material Science", which aims to offer new ideas, convictions, strategies and tactics that directly affect the way you do business and the management which holds eminent professionals in the field of materials, nanomaterials and bio-based products.

Since the dawn of mankind, materials have played an essential role in human advancement. The Stone Age, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age are part of our history and today we are going towards the Nano Age. Using all the tools in chemistry, such as material synthesis and chemical and physical characterization methods, this congress aims at extending the comprehension of materials properties in order to design and develop the materials of tomorrow.

This conference also investigates the developing bio economy that offers the potential to contribute significantly to the overall economies across world, In addition to bio based products research & development which can offer economic, environmental and health benefits.

NanoTech 2020Conference is the platform of renowned scientists, researchers, university professors, university researchers and students, consisting of lectures, lectures, oral and poster presentations, exhibitions, and much more knowledge, share your Research experience and receive name recognition and Certificates signed by our eminent world-class organizing committee.

No other event will offer you with a more eminent list of keynote speakers and engaging content. This is an attractive event for delegates from Universities and Institutes to interact with scientists. Interested participants can confirm their slots by joining the conference together with their colleagues.

We cordially welcome you all to the event which will be held in one of the worlds most beautiful cities. We hope that you will relish this opportunity to attend a congress that strives for high-end research and the young research forum to get inspired to come up with fascinating inventions and discoveries.

According to the International Trade Center (ITC), the trade value of primary cells and batteries was evaluated at $8.894 billion in 2018. A significant part of this value is attributed to demand influx in the lithium ion battery market, which is powering sales for the carbon nanomaterials market; a substantial segment of the nanomaterials market valued at $48.12m in 2018. Furthermore, the demand for nanomaterials across a gamut of industries is poised to increase at a CAGR of 13% during the forecast period 2019 to 2025.

Owing to lucrative growth prospects in the consumer electronics industry, the nanomaterials market is thriving in the APAC region. Furthermore, the booming energy sector in the region is also offering robust growth prospects to vendors. APAC had the greatest nanomaterials market share, with 32%, in 2018.

Nanomaterials refer to materials sized between 1nm to 1000nm, and include metal-based nanoparticles, one-dimensional nanostructures, two-dimensional nanostructures, bulk nanostructured materials, and carbon nanotubes that are used in a myriad of industries ranging from paints and coatings to adhesives and sealants, healthcare and life science, energy, electronics and consumer goods, personal care, and others.

According to the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA), by 2020, almost 5.7 billion people will subscribe to mobile services. This is expected to create demand for nanomaterials such as chips, which are prominently used in mobile phones, owing to their small size which allows the device memory to be larger. Furthermore, the semiconductor market is offering a myriad of opportunities to vendors in the nanomaterials market. The application of nanomaterials electronics and semiconductors is poised to grow at a CAGR of 14.5% through to 2025.

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Nanomaterials PPT and PDF Report Free Download: In the past years, nanoscience is emerging as one of the vital and exciting areas of interest in all the areas of science and applied science. The meaning of the word nano is 10^-9 and one nanometer is equal to a billionth of a meter. If an objects material size is decreased to nanoscale then the material of object exhibits distinct properties when compared with the properties of the material in bulk form.

Definition: The nanochemistry is explained as the study of the synthesis of materials and properties of materials in the range of nanoscale.

Classification of nanomaterials:

The types of nanomaterials are explained in the below figure:

Fig1: types of nanomaterials

The significance of nanoscale:

It is observed that the properties are distinct on the nanoscale from those at the larger scale. The properties like quantum, mechanical and thermodynamical become vital at the nano level and these are not seen at the macroscopic level. The nanoscience is based on the fact that along with the physical dimensions of the materials the properties of the materials also change. The transformation in the properties of the materials in these confined spaces is because of the changes in the electronic structure of the materials. The properties of the materials are distinct at the nano level due to the following two reasons:

Properties of nanomaterials:

The properties of the nanomaterials depend on the crystal structure and size and few properties of the nanomaterials are explained below:

Fig2: graph showing the nearest neighbor distance in copper metal as a function of cluster size

In the above graph, the X-axis represents the diameter in nm and the Y-axis represents the interatomic spacing.

The changes happened in interatomic spacing and large volume to surface ratio has a combined effect on the properties of the material. The chemical potential changes due to variation in the surface free energy. As an outcome, the melting point exhibits variation for a change in particular size for gold particles and it is explained in the below graph:

Fig3: melting point of gold particles as a function size

In the above graph, the X-axis represents the diameter in the nm and Y-axis represents the melting point in Kelvin.

Applications of nanomaterials:

The nanomaterials have its applications in distinct fields and few of them are as follows:

Synthesis of nanomaterials:

The processes used for the synthesis of nanomaterials are explained in the below figure:

Fig4: general process for the synthesis of nanomaterials

Few methods of a top-down process are explained below:

Few methods of a bottom-up process are explained below:

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You must have run into CBD products by now. They are everywhere, and come in many shapes, from CBD oil to CBD chocolate bars and even ice cream. The trend is picking up speed. According to a recent Gallup Poll, one in seven Americans has already tried the substance. The market is predicted to be worth 16 billion dollars by 2026, and many corporate giants are looking to invest in CBD along with other cannabinoids. But what does all that mean for the environment?

Most commercially available CBD in the US is extracted from hemp, which is a variant of cannabis that contains very little THC. The main reason behind that is the 2018 Farm Bill, which made hemp legal at a federal level in the United States. On top of that, despite CBDs origins as part of weed culture, most consumers these days have no interest in getting high off the substance. Getting their CBD sourced from hemp decreases the chances that it will be contaminated with large amounts of THC.

The legalization of hemp has led to a massive surge in the production of the plant, a boost that was aided by the CBD craze. Which begs the question: how is all this new hemp going to impact the environment?

There is a reason why farmers and industry leaders pushed so hard for hemp to be legalized, and it wasnt so much the demand for CBD products. Remember, hemp legalization was an issue since before the turn of the century, long before the Charlotte Figi case brought CBD to the publics attention. Hemp is an incredibly versatile plant, and if John Oliver is to be believed, its potential for the textile industry was one of the main reasons why hemp and Marijuana were banned in the first place.

As far as resource costs go, hemp is relatively easy to maintain and grow. The plant is known to thrive in a wide range of conditions. Hemp also soaks in more carbon dioxide than most other commercially farmed plants, making it a useful tool in dealing with global warming. On top of that, hemp is robust, and its known to soak in lots of nutrients from the area around it. This does deplete the soil, but it also means that the plant out-competes most other types of weed, minimizing the need for pesticides in its cultivation.

Most of the carbon absorbed by hemp gets trapped in its biomass, which is then turned into different industrial products. And there are a lot of products that can be made from hemps biomass. The plant is used to make paper, car interior parts, food, construction material, nanomaterials, fabrics, nutritional supplements, among many other applications. From the leaves to the roots, every part of the hemp plant has applications in areas that range from the automotive industry all the way to computer science.That said, a lot of those applications are still new and picking up steam. And they can benefit from the popularity of products like Cibdols CBD Oil, as the demand for CBD increases the amount of hemp biomass available in the market, reducing production costs and incentivizing entrepreneurs to find new uses for all that leftover biomass.

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