According to ACS’ Nano Letters, itwas. Of the 10 most read Nano Letters articles in 2012, 8 had graphene as their subject of study. But this trend is not new, as the 2011 top-10 list by Nano Letters had 7 graphene-focused papers. ACS Nano, another highly technical nanotechnology journal also … Continue reading →
A thought-provoking piece on NPR about the hubris and humility of Science, and our complicated relationship with it – here’s an excerpt: “Science, by its nature, involves enormous hubris: we try to make sense of the world from our limited observations. We expect that what we observe here and now … Continue reading →
A recent article published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that water and diet beverage were associated with healthier eating patterns, as part of a trial where participants substituted non-caloric for caloric beverages. Results, obtained from the larger Choose Healthy Options Consciously Everyday (CHOICE) weight loss trial, revealed that participants in either the diet beverage [...]
Should there be federal incentives to industries, communities, or private citizens for protecting environmental water resources and adopting recycle/reuse strategies? GRAD 5414 Water for Health students weigh in!
Check out the recent Forbes interview with Dr. Paul Anastas, the Father of Green Chemistry. Dr. Paul Anastas His thoughts on unintended consequences of science and technology provide some food for thought in the the context of nanotechnology: ”Unintended consequences seem to be a natural outcome of solely reductionist thinking—we need to … Continue reading →
We’ve done it! Our efforts paid off! A recent study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reports findings that soda consumption actually decreased from 1999-2008. Don’t celebrate so fast. Other sugar sweetened beverages (SSB) like sports and energy drinks increased…three-fold. Using NHANES data the investigators of the study assessed the [...]
Consumers may have noticed that they have several options for purchasing water…..they can choose from distilled, purified, or even spring water at the grocery store. Throughout my undergrad studies I remember pipetting distilled water into concoctions my professor was anxiously waiting for us to “cook up,” but never did I really think about the differences in [...]