Article Abstract

Editorial on “Genesis on diamonds II: contact with diamond enhances human sperm performance by 300%”

Authors: Stepan S. Batsanov, Andrei S. Batsanov


Chemical sciences generally, and biochemistry among them, are undergoing a remarkable change of paradigm. Around 1985, chemists knew molecules on one side and bulk materials on the other, with a few oddities like colloidal gold or capillary water in between. Today we realise that these ‘oddities’ were but glimpses of a whole unsuspected world of nanoscience: objects of several nanometer size possessing most peculiar properties (1).