Tag: Yue-wern Huang

Is secondhand smoke from vapes less toxic than from traditional cigarettes?

Posted by on October 23, 2023

According to the National Youth Tobacco Survey in 2020, 33.8% of U.S. middle and high school students report that they have been exposed to secondhand e-cigarette aerosols in indoor spaces. But little is known about how inhaling the heated metals, flavorings and other chemicals in the electronic cigarettes affect health.

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Huang named associate dean for research at S&T

Posted by on January 3, 2023

Dr. Yue-Wern Huang, professor of biological sciences at Missouri S&T, has been named associate dean for research and external relations in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education at S&T. The appointment began Jan. 1.

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Lungs may suffer when certain elements go nano

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Nanoparticles are used in all kinds of applications — electronics, medicine, cosmetics, even environmental clean-ups. More than 2,800 commercially available applications are now based on nanoparticles, and by 2017, the field is expected to bring in nearly $50 billion worldwide.

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Missouri S&T students learn nanobiotechnology in Taiwan

Posted by on June 20, 2008

Pairing quantum dots with a protein transporter, a group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology hopes to develop a more effective and efficient drug delivery method.

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