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  • noun medicine Any of various forms of silver nanoparticles that have medicinal use


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  • "Silver can also, in its regular form, kill bacteria, fungi, and other infectious microorganisms. .... When silver is converted to nanosilver, this germ-killing quality is amplified, probably because of a change in surface-to-mass ratio."

    Robin Marantz Henig: "Our Silver-Coated Future" (anthologized in Best American Science and Nature Writing 2008, edited by Jerome Groopman).

    November 14, 2008

  • The lengths sionnach goes to in salting Wordie with iPod fashion colours.

    November 14, 2008