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New nanotechnology consumer products are coming on the market at the rate of 3-4 per week, a finding based on the latest update to the nanotechnology consumer product inventory maintained by the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies (PEN).
Assessment of 2006 funding shows US lags in highly relevant nano risk research
Valued for its antibacterial and odor-fighting properties, nanoparticle silver is becoming the star attraction in a range of products from socks to bandages to washing machines.
Inflated funding numbers, lack of overarching strategy and limited worker exposure research among shortcomings
In the summer of 2002, MIT's new Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies (ISN) found itself at the center of a controversy. The subject of debate was not the technical specifications of a new nanomaterial or a breakthrough in nanoscale electronics. It was about a comic book.
The speed of nanoparticle assembly can be accelerated with the assistance of the molecule that carries lifeâ€™s genetic instructions, DNA, a team of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s Brookhaven National Laboratory recently found.
Scientists urged industry on Thursday to disclose how it conducts safety tests for products containing nanoparticles.
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists urged industry on Thursday to disclose how it conducts safety tests for products containing nanoparticles.
From toothpaste to trousers, dozens of everyday products contain materials made through the blossoming science of nanotechnology - but laws safeguarding the public's health and safety aren't developing nearly as quickly, according to a new report.
Those stain-resistant khakis you just picked up at the mall, the tennis ball that holds its bounce longer and sunscreen that's clear instead of white have something in common - nanotechnology.
- A hairdresser.
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