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    In 2020 and 2021, Nature Nanotechnology hosted several panel discussions on exciting topics in nanotechnology. See the recordings here.

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  • The transition from a linear ‘take–make–dispose’ economy to a circular economy is gaining momentum. Although there are many opportunities for using nanotechnology to enable circularity, the knowledge gaps related to (eco-)toxicological hazards and the presence of nanomaterials in waste streams constitute significant challenges.

    • Steffen Foss Hansen
    • Rickard Arvidsson
    • Alessio Boldrin
  • Nanoneedle start-ups are traversing the biotech valley of death — from fundamental university research into commercial development in advanced therapeutics and diagnostics. How can academics make the most of this opportunity?

    • Roey Elnathan
    • Andy Tay
    • Ciro Chiappini
  • On a Thursday in March 2022, scientists from three continents gathered in Toulouse, France, to crown the best among eight international molecular racing teams competing in the second edition of the NanoCar Race.



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