Several of our publications have attracted media attention. Here are a few of them:
Jan 23, 2020 – Disinfecting your hands with ‘magic’
The Harvard Gazette recently ran a piece exploring the benefits of an Engingeer Water Nanostructures (EWNS) platform for water-free hand sanitization. Click here to read the Gazette article.
Oct 24, 2018 – At Harvard Chan School, nano safety is no small concern
At the Center for Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology, safety is a focus in the development and testing of products containing nanomaterials. The Gazette interviewed Dr. Philip Demokritou to find out more about why testing safety is such an important consideration when working with nanoparticles. Click here for the article in the Harvard Gazette.
Center Director Philip Demokritou gave an interview with Stewart Bland from Elsevier’s Materials Today Podcast on nanomaterial toxicology.
Dr. Demokritou discussed his paper “Effects of intratracheally instilled laser printer-emitted engineered nanoparticles in a mouse model: a case study of toxicological implications from nanomaterials released during consumer use” which was published in the journal NanoImpact (see citation below).
- Pirela SV, Lu X, Miousse I, Sisler JD, Qian Y, Guo N, Koturbash I, Castranova V, Thomas T, Godleski J, Demokritou P. Effects of intratracheally instilled laser printer-emitted engineered nanoparticles in a mouse model: A case study of toxicological implications from nanomaterials released during consumer use. NanoImpact. 2016 Jan;1:1–8.
Listen to the interview
Read the paper
Pyrgiotakis G, Vasanthakumar A, Gao Y, Eleftheriadou M, Toledo E, DeAraujo A, McDevitt J, Han T, Mainelis G, Mitchell R, Demokritou P. Inactivation of foodborne microorganisms using engineered water nanostructures (EWNS). Environ Sci Technol. 2015 Feb;49(6):3737–45. link
Chemical and Engineering News
DeLoid G, Cohen JM, Darrah TH, Derk R, Rojanasakul L, Pyrgiotakis G, Wohlleben W, Demokritou P. Estimating the effective density of engineered nanomaterials for in vitro dosimetry. Nature Comm. 2014 Mar;5(3514):1-10. link
Sotiriou GA, Watson C, Murdaugh K, Darrah TH, Pyrgiotakis G, Elder A, Brain JD, Demokritou P. Engineering safer-by-design, transparent, silica-coated ZnO nanorods with reduced DNA damage potential. Environ Sci Nano. 2014 Apr;1(2):144-53. link
RSC’s Chemistry World
Harvard School of Public Health News
ASPPH Friday letters
Pyrgiotakis G, McDevitt J, Bordini A, Diaz E, Molina R, Watson C, DeLoid G, Lenard S, Fix N, Mizuyama Y, Yamauchi T, Brain JD, Demokritou P. A Chemical free, Nanotechnology-based Method for Airborne Bacterial Inactivation using Engineered Water Nanostructures. Environ Sci Nano. 2014 Feb;1(1):15-26.
RSC’s Chemistry World
German NPR radio
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