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EPA has safely regulated nanosilver for decades

The Silver Nanotechnology Working Group (SNWG), an industry effort intended to foster the collection of data on silver and nanotechnology in order to advance the science and public understanding of the beneficial uses of silver nanoparticles in a wide-range of consumer and industrial products, made a detailed presentation to the recent EPA Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) meeting to discuss the topic 'Evaluation of Hazard and Exposure Associated with Nanosilver and Other Nanometal Oxide Pesticide Products'.

Posted: Dec 9th, 2009

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Galliumnitrid - das neue Material der Leistungselektronik

In einem laufenden und zwei beantragten Projekten will das Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut fuer Hoechstfrequenztechnik, gemeinsam mit Partnern aus Wissenschaft und Industrie nun neuartige Galliumnitrid-Transistoren fuer die Leistungselektronik entwickeln.

Posted: Dec 9th, 2009

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NIOSH updates its nanotechnology web resources

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has updated and enhanced several web resources containing NIOSH's research results and recommendations on the work-related health and safety implications of nanotechnology.

Posted: Dec 8th, 2009

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