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Green architecture – New Orleans BioInnovation Center

By Damir Beciri
20 May 2012

new-orleans-bioinnovation-center-1Developed on a former brownfield site situated between the Greater New Orleans Biosciences Economic Development District and the New Orleans Medical District, on the 1400 block of Canal Street, the New Orleans BioInnovation Center represents an example of city’s sense of rebirth in an environmentally friendlier manner which received LEED Gold certification for its sustainable… »

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English ivy nanoparticles could be used for future sunscreens

By Damir Beciri
One Comment20 July 2010

english-ivy-hedera-helix-1Researchers at the University of Tennessee reported that English ivy nanoparticles may protect skin from UV radiation better than other metal-based nanoparticles such as titanium dioxide (TiO2). The team was led by Mingjun Zhang, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Tennessee, who previously discovered that English ivy owes its amazing clinging… »