Uses of Nanoparticles

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Uses of Nanoparticles
1 Stronger, lighter building materials
1.1 New cosmetics (deodorant) as they don't leave white marks on skin
1.1.1 Lubricant coatings - reducing friction eg. artificial joints, gears...
1.1.1.1 They're conductors - electrical circuits for computer chips
2 Industrial catalysts - huge SA to volume ratio
2.1 Sensors to detect one type of molecule and nothing else (eg. water purity sensors)
2.1.1 Delivering drugs right to the cells where they're needed
2.1.1.1 Silver nanoparticles can kill bacteria
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