About Kristen KulinowskiPolicy researcher in Washington, DC and adjunct faculty in the Department of Chemistry at Rice University. Former executive director of the Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology; director of the International Council on Nanotechnology. Named one of Nanotechnology Law & Business Journal's Top 10 Nanotechnology Environment, Health and Safety experts; listed in 100 Amazing Scientists You Should Follow on Twitter; and widely considered to be one of the 1000 Most Uppity Women in Science. (I made that last one up for symmetry.) This is a blog of my own personal opinions about nanotechnology, risk, science policy and whatever else I feel like writing about.
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Monthly Archives: April 2009
The current issue of Nature Nanotechnology contains an interesting exchange of letters between Peter Hatto, UK industrialist and chair of ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies and two NIOSH scientists, Vladimir Murashov and John Howard. (Howard is former NIOSH director.) Murashov and Howard … Continue reading
My colleague (and nanotech course co-instructor) Cyrus Mody in the Rice History department has co-authored a very interesting piece posted at Science Progress today. He and co-author Patrick McCray of UCSB challenge the narratives and analogies used by both nanotech … Continue reading
The European Project NanoSafe2, funded under Framework Programme 6, has produced a new website called NanoSMILE whose general objectives are to 1. Contribute to stimulate nanomaterial risks understanding: how to make science sexy?2. Provide the knowledge and understanding about the … Continue reading