Monthly Archives: March 2007

Still with the NanoBots?

This story from EE Times Online covers recent research on impact of nanoparticles on soil ecology. The work itself, done by Ron Turco and colleagues, is quite good. What I take issue with is the opening graf: Nanotechnology’s critics have … Continue reading

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ICON Launches Virtual Journal of NanoEHS

The International Council on Nanotechnology, a group I direct out of Rice University, today launched the first virtual journal on nanotechnology environment, health and safety. In case you’re not familiar with virtual journals, they are often used to collect and … Continue reading

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Great AzoNano podcast on nano EHS

This AzoNano podcast on the environmental, health and safety aspects of nanotechnology is an excellent audio introduction to the issues of nanorisk. The interviewees cover the range of stakeholders including an activist organization, a trade union rep, an insurer, an … Continue reading

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