|Nanoparticles and Art|
Nanotechnology has made great improvements in the fields of medicine and technology, but many people don’t know its cultural implications. This new technology can improve our understanding of our heritage and can better preserve historical and cultural artifacts for future generations.
Nanoscrubbers allow art restorers to better control the extent of the cleaning and allows for a deeper cleaning of the artwork. Nanoparticles are smaller than the paint particles, so they can simply squeeze in between the paint particles. Traditional cleaners can only clean the surface and they can be harder to remove after their application.
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