Category Archives: risk

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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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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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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