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Effects Of Manufactured Nanoparticles On Soybean Crops Examined By Scientists
2012-08-20 15:38:54

Sunscreens, lotions, and cosmetics contain tiny metal nanoparticles that wash down the drain at the end of the day, or are discharged after manufacturing.

2012-05-02 13:15:54

Engineered nanomaterials, prized for their unique semiconducting properties, are already prevalent in everyday consumer products — from sunscreens, cosmetics and paints to textiles and solar batteries — and economic forecasters are predicting the industry will grow into $1 trillion business in the next few years.

2012-04-29 15:07:34

A recent paper by Kathleen Eggleson, a research scientist in the Center for Nano Science and Technology (NDnano) at the University of Notre Dame, provides an example of a nanotechnology-related safety and ethics problem that is unfolding right now.

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2012-01-27 14:18:39

The National Research Council said researchers will need to drum up an additional $24 million a year to study the potential health hazards of nanotechnology.

2012-01-25 14:32:51

Despite extensive investment in nanotechnology and increasing commercialization over the last decade, insufficient understanding remains about the environmental, health, and safety aspects of nanomaterials.

2012-01-25 04:22:41

The Bren School-based authors of a study published Jan. 20 in the journal PLoS ONE have observed toxicity to marine organisms resulting from exposure to a nanoparticle that had not previously been shown to be toxic under similar conditions.

2011-12-28 08:00:00

Tomowave Laboratories, Inc, announces award of a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to investigate the potential


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