Category Archives: nanoEHS

Nano in the Teen Years

I recently participated in a nanotechnology panel discussion on November 21 sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Chemical Society, and the Georgetown University Program on Science in the Public Interest. pressed into service somewhat … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 5th International Conference on Nanotechnology – Occupational and Environmental Health

Me, Candace and Chuck on theferry to Suomenlinna Just a quick news item to pass along. The call for papers is now open for the 5th International Symposium on Nanotechnology, Occupational and Environmental Health, being held in Boston next August. … Continue reading

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Nano Safety at the Buckyball Discovery Conference

By now you probably know that this year marks the anniversary of the discovery of C60. If not, go ahead and read all about Celebrating 25 Years of C60 Buckyball. I’ll wait… The Buckyball Discovery Conference kicks off on Monday, … Continue reading

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Why terminology matters for nanotechnology

Submitted to Small Times editor: Why terminology matters for nanotechnology In the March/April 2007 issue of Small Times, ["Why the difference between risk and hazard matters for nanotechnology"] attorney Mark Mansour decries the “dishonest commingling of risk and hazard” that … Continue reading

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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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