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Hi, I'm Kristen Carfang and am interested in learning about more about Engineering , Chemistry, and Nanotechnology. I am currently a student at Clarion University, where I am starting my studies in nanotechnology. A few of the areas I'm currently interested in are; the enhancement of food, ways to clean environment(air and water pollution), and the impact on how fuel is used and obtained. So basically how nanotechnology can benefit, the environment around us.
Research These are a few articles about the steps being taking, to clean up the contamination in the ground using varying nanoparticle
Soil Contamination - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soil_contamination
Abstracts of Remediation Case studies- http://www.frtr.gov/pdf/volume11%20Final%202007.pdf
Researchers Using Proteins To Develop Nanoparticles To Aid In Environmental Remediation -http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2004/09/040901090324.htm
Centers for Biological and environmental Nanotechnology - http://cohesion.rice.edu/CentersAndInst/CBEN/emplibrary/CBEN%20Annual%20Report%20Y03%20Web%20Post.pdf
Google Scholar " ferritin nanoparticles in environment" Iron and Cobalt Oxide and Metallic Nanoparticles Prepared from Ferritin - http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/article.cgi/langd5/2004/20/i23/html/la0491100.html
"nanoparticles in environment Remediation"
Nanotechnologies for environmental cleanup - http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B82X8-4JW1D36-S&_user=10&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&view=c&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=59ca1fa909efc4707b9c3ecf24588ffd
EPA Nanotechnology white paper(pg 28) - http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/files/EPANanoWhitePaper.pdf
Engineered Polymeric Nanoparticles for Soil Remediation -http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/article.cgi/esthag/2004/38/i05/html/es0348997.html
Delivery Vehicles for Zerovalent Metal Nanoparticles in Soil and Groundwater
K. Carfang 21:15, 16 January 2008 (PST)