Dr. Steinmetz Uses Nanoparticles to Keep Plants Healthy

NanoEngineering professor, Dr. Nicole Steinmetz and her team of researchers have discovered a way to effectively deliver pesticide molecules using a biological nanoparticle - a plant virus. Steinmetz and her team suggest that using this nanoparticle as the delivery system can target areas deep within the soil. Their research was published in Nature Nanotechnology.

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