Nanoparticles are already widely used in a variety of technologies, and some researchers are looking for ways to make those nanoparticles more environmentally friendly. In this episode of the podcast, we interview Dr. Mike Curry about his research making nanoparticles from cellulose, a very common molecule found in plants.
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ABOUT THIS EPISODE
- Dr. Curry’s lab page
- Sustainable Nano blog posts on applications of carbon nanotubes: bicycles, water purification, fire retardant
- Gizmodo article by Jamie Condliffe on 7 Incredible Uses for Nanocellulose
- Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology
Interviewee: Prof. Mike Curry
Producer/Host: Miriam Krause