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1.3 PHYSICAL SCIENCES
The 21st century has truly become the age of nanotechnology. Nanomaterials, design strategies, and processing have already made a significant impact in areas of materials science and electronics, with many commercial applications already being available on the consumer market. However, the ability to manipulate material functions and interactions on a scale of tens of nanometers, e.g., biological subcellular organelles, may yet prove to have the most significant impact on human health and the environment.
Byrne, H.,Mukherjee, S. & Naha, P.C. (2018) Nano–Bio Interactions: Nanomedicine and Nanotoxicology, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15, 1222; doi:10.3390/ijerph15061222