August Bier, a German surgeon, declared in the earlier part of the twentieth century that all that the experts knew about cancer could be put down on a visiting card: we know nothing. Charaka, the Indian Ayurvedic legend, predating Christ by half a millennium, classified tumours into benign and malignant. Charaka warned the physician against meddling with the malignant lesion, for it often rendered the patient worse than before. Ernest J. Borges, an outstanding surgeon at Mumbai's Tata…


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Stem cells are the most exciting part of medical claptrap these days. When confronted with any serious or incurable disease, we try to fool the gullible public by saying that the problem cab be fixed with stem cell transplant (SCT). The rich fall easy prey; the poor look to the government or the philanthropic public for financial help for the treatment, only to boost the coffers of the greedy "BUSINESS SCIENTISTS". The… Continue

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Welcome! Nanopaprika was cooked up by Hungarian chemistry PhD student in 2007. The main idea was to create something more personal than the other nano networks already on the Internet. Community is open to everyone from post-doctorial researchers and professors to students everywhere.

There is only one important assumption: you have to be interested in nano!

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Dr. András Paszternák, founder of Nanopaprika

Publications by A. Paszternák:

The potential use of cellophane test strips for the quick determination of food colours

pH and CO2 Sensing by Curcumin-Coloured Cellophane Test Strip

Polymeric Honeycombs Decorated by Nickel Nanoparticles

Directed Deposition of Nickel Nanoparticles Using Self-Assembled Organic Template,

Organometallic deposition of ultrasmooth nanoscale Ni film,

Zigzag-shaped nickel nanowires via organometallic template-free route

Surface analytical characterization of passive iron surface modified by alkyl-phosphonic acid layers

Atomic Force Microscopy Studies of Alkyl-Phosphonate SAMs on Mica

Amorphous iron formation due to low energy heavy ion implantation in evaporated 57Fe thin films

Surface modification of passive iron by alkylphosphonic acid layers

Formation and structure of alkylphosphonic acid layers on passive iron

Structure of the nonionic surfactant triethoxy monooctylether C8E3 adsorbed at the free water surface, as seen from surface tension measurements and Monte Carlo simulations

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