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 Parliament (EP) has approved a regulation on medical devices, as well as a regulation on in vitro diagnostic medical devices.
The EP’s press release (dated 5th April ... Read More
New guidance sponsored by the AIHA Nanotechnology Working Group has been published which addresses stewardship considerations for nanomaterials and nano-products based on the evolving state of the ... Read More