Category Archives: NIOSH

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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NIOSH questions causal role of nanoparticles in Chinese worker deaths

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health today posted a response to the ERJ paper that was heavily blogged about last week. There has been a lot of emphasis in the blogosphere on the limitations of the study, which … Continue reading

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International Standards for Risk Management of Nanotechnology

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

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