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2009-06-12 12:45:48

Scientists have now revealed how nanoparticles can cause lung damage. In the same research, they reported successfully being able to block the cancer-causing mechanism.

2009-06-11 07:56:37

Scientists have identified for the first time a mechanism by which nanoparticles cause lung damage and have demonstrated that it can be combated by blocking the process involved, taking a step toward addressing the growing concerns over the safety of nanotechnology.

2009-05-28 09:26:00

Funding to Support Current and Pending Nanotechnology Development COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Pixelligent Technologies, an emerging leader in developing nanotechnology applications, announced today it has closed on $2 million in new equity financing.

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2009-05-20 11:20:39

Without knowing how much of an industrial chemical is being produced, it is almost impossible for scientists to determine if it poses any threat to the environment or human health.

2009-04-27 23:01:00

Technological Advances Require New Oversight WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Existing health and safety agencies are unable to cope with the risk assessment, standard setting and oversight challenges of advancing nanotechnology.

2009-01-28 09:59:00

Canadian officials plan to require quantity, usage and toxicity data WASHINGTON, Jan.

2009-01-27 12:22:00

Nanotechnology Center Planned to Spur Energy Innovation and Job Creation HOUSTON, Jan.

2009-01-16 11:39:43

The House Science and Technology Committee today introduced legislation that highlights the growing attention on Capitol Hill to the need to strengthen federal efforts to learn more about the potential environmental, health and safety (EHS) risks posed by engineered nanomaterials.

2009-01-15 16:10:00

New House bill addresses need for more risk research, oversight WASHINGTON, Jan.


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