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Positive and Negative Impacts of Nanotechnology

D Ananthapadmanaban 1 and TR Vijayaram 2


DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.12606123



Nanomaterials can be synthesized due to high surface energies of the constitutional elements. Higher surface energies help in greater adsorption. It is well known that nanomaterials are currently useful in almost all fields of human use. Positive aspects of nanotechnology are well researched upon However, the negative aspects of nanomaterials have not been studied much to date. Hence, there is a need to delve more into the negative aspects of nanomaterials This paper reviews both the positive and the negative effects of nanotechnology in a balanced way .The study suggests a good balance in the use of nanotechnology.


1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sri Siva Subramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Kalavakkam
2 Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Selayur


Ananthapadmanaban D and Vijayaram TR (2024) Positive and Negative Impacts of Nanotechnology. Environ Sci Arch 3(2): 7-11.


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