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FDA sees nanotech challenges in every product category it regulates

...s more than doubled in a year. It does not include nanotech consumer products which companies do not identify as such, or the hundreds of nano raw materials, intermediate components, and industrial equipment items currently used by manufacturers. In light of this fast-rising commercialization, FDA needs to ...

A new report, 'Where Does the Nano Go? End-of-Life Regulation of Nanotechnologies'

...onsumerproducts ). This inventory does not include nanotech products being sold but not identified as such, or the hundreds of nano raw materials, intermediate components, and industrial equipment items used by manufacturers today. Please join us on July 26, 2007, for the release of this report featuring t...

EPA foregoes opportunity to improve nanotechnology oversight

...t, the National Nanotechnology Initiative, and the nanotech industryto improve the oversight of nanotechnologies. In an opinion piece published in the Boston Globe on Saturday (July 7, 2007), Davies and EPAs first administrator William Ruckelshaus wrote, Todays smallest materials pose a big opportunity and...

Nanotechnology offers hope for treating spinal cord injuries, diabetes and Parkinson's disease

... helps us to see beyond first generation, gee-whiz nanotech applications like better tennis racquets or anti-static fabrics, and reach for an end to human suffering from Parkinsons, heart disease, and even cancer."...

New way to catch cancer's spread, rapid 3-D retinal imaging, more at CLEO/QELS 2007

...dies of biological objects and the construction of nanotech materials, a Berkeley group has invented "optoelectronic tweezers," a new way of controlling nanometer-scale objects. Optoelectronic tweezers, which use optical energy to create powerful electric forces in carefully prescribed places, differ from ord...

International risk research strategy and funding needed for nanotech safety

...earch, U.S. government spending on highly relevant nanotech risk research was only $11 million in 2005. With an estimated $2.6 trillion in manufactured goods expected to incorporate nanotechnology globally by 2014, theres a lot at stake in getting it right and in addressing nanotechnology environment and sa...

Life cycle assessment essential to nanotech commercial development

...o compare the environmental performance of a novel nanotech product with that of conventional products already...ting theme in this and in other studies related to nanotech environmental, health, and safety concerns, says Andrew Maynard, chief scientist for the Project on ...

Nanotechnology key to China's future economic success

...shortly will become a $3 trillion global market in nanotech manufactured goods, and that breakthroughs in nano...on. China and the U.S. are both big players in the nanotech race. Each faces a number of significant competitive challenges and collaborative opportunities, inc...

Research advances on nanotech workplace health and safety

...that international concern over how to ensure safe nanotech workplaces has resulted in some progress. The bad news is that critical questions about worker safety--and about broader environmental, human health and safety issues--remain unanswered," stated Maynard. Areas of specific progress that Maynard and t...

Have yourself a merry 'nano' Christmas! Nanotechnology holiday gifts

...ckers DeWalt cordless power tools, with a powerful nanotech battery. Children wish for Apples iPod Nano. Twentysomethings may think the ideal present for their first apartment kitchen is a set of FresherLonger Miracle Food Storage containers by Sharper Image, infused with naturally antibacterial silver nanopa...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- August 30, 2006

...ry -- sort of a tool shop with instrumentation for nanotech research -- and hear presentations by scientists. After a Q&A session, we'll adjourn for a reception and a chance to chat informally about this exciting field of science. An e-mail ( m_woods@acs.org ) or phone call (202-872-6293) will put your name o...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- August 23, 2006

...the Foundry -- a toolshop with instrumentation for nanotech research -- and hear presentations by scientists. After a Q&A session, we'll adjourn for a reception and a chance to chat informally about this exciting field of science. An e-mail ( m_woods@acs.org ) or phone call (202-872-6293) will put your name o...

ACS news service Weekly PressPac -- August 16, 2006

...'s new Molecular Foundry. Alivisatos is a renowned nanotech pioneer who edits the premier scientific journal i...r the Foundry, a toolshop with instrumentation for nanotech research, and hear presentations by scientists. After a Q&A session, we'll adjourn for a reception a...

Media registration now open for special nanotechnology tour Sept. 12 in San Francisco

...d to other news media in the Bay Area. Renowned nanotech pioneer Paul Alivisatos, Ph.D., of the University of California-Berkeley, will lead the media tour and briefing at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's new Molecular Foundry ( http://foundry.lbl.gov/ ) on September 12. There will be presentati...

ICON funds UCSB survey of nanotechnology best practices

...unded study will provide essential data on current nanotech industry standards and practices for enhancing the environmental and health safety of nanomaterials. By providing comparative data on companies in the US, Europe and Asia, it will help shed light on new safety models as they are being implemented and...

New opportunities from old chemistry in surface science, say Purdue chemists

...impact on important issues in biosensors and other nanotech devices, according to a Purdue University research group. A team led by Alexander Wei has shown that amines, a large and important class of organic molecules, when mixed with carbon disulfide, can bond to gold more robustly than thiols, which are com...

Self-assembled nano-sized probes allow Penn researchers to see tumors through flesh and skin

...s, brightly emissive polymersomes define the first nanotech optical imaging platform based on non-aggregating "soft matter" (polymers and porphyrins) and hence have enormous potential in biomedicine....

NSTI announces schedule for 8th Annual Nanotech 2005 Conference

...l discussions. The Nanotechnology track will cover nanotech materials, chemistry and energy. The Biotechnology track will focus on genomics, proteomics and drug design, while the, Micro Technology will concentrate on Microsystems and semiconductors. The Nano Development track will cover the business of nano...

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