In April, Nano2All - an EU Horizon 2020 project - held a citizen dialogue on the role of nanotechnologies in the field of brain-machine interfaces.
The dialogue scenario included a short... Read More
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced in a Federal Register notice that the effective date of the rule concerning Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 8(a) reporting req... Read More
The European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published a Science for Policy Report on the 'NANoREG framework for the safety assessment of nanomaterials'.
The comprehensive rep... Read More
Nanoparticles behave in an extremely complex manner in the environment. In a large overview study, environmental scientists at the ETH in Switzerland have shown that currently there is a lack of sy... Read More
Inhaled nanoparticles – like those released from vehicle exhausts – can work their way through the lungs and into the bloodstream, potentially raising the risk of heart attack and stroke, according... Read More
The European UltraWire project, funded under Framework Programme 7 (FP7), has been featured on the Click programme, a flagship technology show broadcast by the BBC News Channel. UltraWire aims to d... Read More
With the rapid development of nanotechnologies, there is an increasing risk that workers may be exposed to engineered nanomaterials. As part of the responsible development of nanotechnologies it is... Read More
Responsible development of nanotechnologies includes considering and managing the potential, unintended consequences to human health and the environment that might accompany development and use of ... Read More