Latest HOT, Review and Open Access content from Environmental Science: Nano

We are delighted to share with you a hand-picked selection of papers recently published in Environmental Science: Nano.

HOT papers – as recommended by our Editors & Reviewers

Polystyrene nano- and microplastic accumulation at Arabidopsis and wheat root cap cells, but no evidence for uptake into roots
Stephen E. Taylor et al

Natural organic matter facilitates formation and microbial methylation of mercury selenide nanoparticles
Qing Chang et al

Carbon-based ionic liquid gels: alternative adsorbents for pharmaceutically active compounds in wastewater
Carla Rizzo et al

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Reviews – timely overviews of key topics in environmental nanoscience

Metal nanoparticles in the air: state of the art and future perspectives
Anna Rabajczyk et al

Doing nano-enabled water treatment right: sustainability considerations from design and research through development and implementation
M. Falinski et al

Perspectives on palladium-based nanomaterials: green synthesis, ecotoxicity, and risk assessment
Songhao Luo et al

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Open Access – read for free!

Environmental and health risks of nanorobots: an early review
Rickard Arvidsson and Steffen Foss Hansen

Fluorescent plastic nanoparticles to track their interaction and fate in physiological environments
Jessica Caldwell et al

Environmental context determines the impact of titanium oxide and silver nanoparticles on the functioning of intertidal microalgal biofilms
Claire Passarelli et al

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We hope you enjoy reading these papers, and we welcome your future submissions to the journal.

With best wishes,

Peter & Neil

Peter Vikesland Neil Scriven
Editor-in-Chief Executive Editor
Environmental Science: Nano Environmental Science: Nano
Virginia Tech, USA Royal Society of Chemistry

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About Environmental Science: Nano
Led by Editor-in-Chief Peter Vikesland (Virginia Tech), Environmental Science: Nano is the premier journal dedicated to nano aspects of environmental science and sustainability. The journal has an Impact Factor of 7.638* and is published on a not-for-profit basis by the Royal Society of Chemistry; as a learned society and professional body, the RSC is committed to supporting the global scientific community by re-investing all surplus into charitable activities such as education, outreach, and science policy. More details about the journal and our scope can be found on our website:

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