International Journal of Nano and Biomaterials
- Editor in Chief
- Prof. D.Y. Li
- ISSN online
- ISSN print
- 4 issues per year
- CiteScore 0.6 (2019)
In recent years, frontiers of research in engineering, science and technology have been driven by developments in nanomaterials, encompassing a diverse range of disciplines such as materials science, biomedical engineering, nanomedicine and biology, manufacturing technology, biotechnology, nanotechnology, and nanoelectronics. IJNBM provides an interdisciplinary vehicle covering these fields. Advanced materials inspired by biological systems and processes are likely to influence the development of novel technologies for a wide variety of applications from vaccines to artificial tissues and organs to quantum computers.
Topics covered include
- Nanostructured materials/surfaces/interfaces
- Synthesis of nanostructures
- Biological/biomedical materials
- Artificial organs/tissues
- Tissue engineering
- Bioengineering materials
- Medical devices
- Functional/structural nanomaterials
- Carbon-based materials
- Nanomaterials characterisation
- Novel applications of nanomaterials
- Modelling of behaviour of nanomaterials
- Nanomaterials for biomedical applications
- Biological response to nanomaterials
IJNBM aims at promoting and coordinating developments in the field of nano and biomaterials. The international dimension is emphasised in order to meet the latest needs of accelerating theoretical knowledge and practical verification of new technologies and products.
IJNBM is intended to help professionals, academics, researchers and policy makers, working in the field of materials science and technology and materials testing, physical modelling or simulation of various processes in nano and biomaterials, engineering education, and to disseminate information related to nano and biomaterials.
IJNBM publishes original high quality papers, rapid communications, timely review papers, technical reports, and case studies. Special issues devoted to developments in important topics in biological and nanostructured materials will be published periodically.
Editor in Chief
- Li, D.Y., University of Alberta, Canada
- Dunne, Nicholas, Dublin City University, Ireland
- Zhang, Jin, Western University, Canada
- Deng, Shuhao, Central South University, China
Editorial Board Members
- Astruc, Didier, Université Bordeaux I, France
- Bhushan, Bharat, Ohio State University, USA
- Brabazon, Dermot, Dublin City University, Ireland
- Brydson, Rik, University of Leeds, UK
- Chen, L.Q., Pennsylvania State University, USA
- Gorb, Stanislav N., Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel , Germany
- Irvin, Randall, University of Alberta, Canada
- Ishihara, Kazuhiko, University of Tokyo, Japan
- Ishikawa, Kunio, Kyushu University, Japan
- Langford, Steven J., Monash University, Australia
- Layrolle, Pierre, University of Nantes, France
- Lu, K., Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
- Palmore, G. Tayhas R., Brown University, USA
- Phoenix, David, London South Bank University, UK
- Somasundaran, P., Columbia University, USA
- Stamboulis, Artemis, University of Birmingham, UK
- Szpunar, J.A., McGill University, Canada
- Tada, Hirokazu, Osaka University, Japan
- Tenne, Reshef, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
- Thomsen, Peter, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
- Troczynski, Tom, University of British Columbia, Canada
- Vecchio, Kenneth S., University of California at San Diego, USA
- Ziomek-Moroz, Margaret, U.S. Department of Energy, USA
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Extending Nucleic Acid Memory (NAM)
29 May, 2020
Humanity is creating huge amounts of data every day, billions of emails and social media updates, new websites, documents, images, and scientific and commercial big data amounting to petabytes of storage needs and beyond. It is well recognised that nucleic acids, the RNA and DNA that encode the proteins needed to build living things are seemingly quite efficient in storing information and so taking inspiration from this realm, a team from India writes in the International Journal of Nano and Biomaterials how extended nucleic acid memory (NAM) might be the future of data storage technology [...]