Andrea Hicks investigates environmental impacts of novel technologies

Most of us are not fond of stinky feet, so the idea of adding antimicrobial nanoparticles to socks to reduce odor seems great.

But what are the societal and environmental costs and benefits of lacing our clothing with nanoparticles? It is questions like this that intrigue Andrea Hicks and a Grainger Institute for Engineering Faculty Scholar Award supports her quest to answer them. Read the full article here.