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nanoRISK Newsletter

2011 Issues

2011/1 (February/March)
  • The Risk of Carbon Nanotubes Interfering With The Human Immune System
  • Fabrics Treated With Nanoparticles - A Health Issue?
  • New ISO Standard Adresses Toxicity of Nanoparticles
  • Nanotoxicology: An Interdisciplinary Challenge
  • Findings On Pollution Damage To Human Airways Could Lead To New Therapies
  • EFSA Launches Public Consultation on Nanomaterials
  • Biomagnification of Nanomaterials in Simple Food Chain
  • Upcoming Events
  • Papers, Initiatives & Updates
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    2011/2 (April/May)
  • A Practical Approach to Managing Nanomaterial Safety in the Lab
  • Biomedical Applications of Nanodiamonds Might Require More Caution
  • A Biophysical Perspective of Understanding Nanoparticles at Large
  • European Repository of Reference Materials Will Improve Safety Assessment
  • How to Control Size of Nanoparticle Clusters for EHS Studies
  • Study Analyzes Possibilities and Bottlenecks for Regulating Nanomaterials With Uncertain Risks
  • Computational Models Predict Nanoparticle Toxicity
  • European Commission Releases 2nd Edition of NanoSafety Cluster 2011
  • Upcoming Events
  • Papers, Initiatives & Updates
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    2011/3 (June/July)
  • Does Anyone Know How Many Nanomaterials Are Produced?
  • The Environmental Footprint of Your Nanosilver T-Shirt
  • UK Health Watchdog Publishes Risk Management Basics for Occupational Use of Nanomaterials
  • New Safety Guidance Document For Employers And Employees Working With Nanomaterials
  • European Food Safety Authority Publishes Nanotechnology Guidance For Food And Feed Assessment
  • EU Research Center Contributes to Risk Assessment Of Selected Nanomaterials
  • FSA Publishes Report of Consumers' Views on Food Nanotechnologies
  • Upcoming Events
  • Papers, Initiatives & Updates
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    2011/4 (August/September)
  • Study Reveals Molecular Mechanism of Carbon Nanotubes' Role In Arterial Thrombosis
  • Towards Responsible Nanotextiles And Coatings: A New Risk Approach
  • Nanotechnology Governance: How Should the EU Implement Nanomaterial Traceability?
  • New Safety Guidance Document For Employers And Employees Working With Nanomaterials
  • FDA Takes First Step Toward Greater Regulatory Certainty Around Nanotechnology
  • EPA Proposes New Policy on Nanomaterials in Pesticide Products
  • Cadmium Selenide Quantum Dots Degrade in Soil, Releasing Their Toxic Guts
  • Safety of Nanoparticles in Food Crops Still Unclear
  • Responsible Realization of Nanotechnology's Potential
  • European Commission Proposes 2012 Research Priorities for Nanotechnologies
  • Upcoming Events
  • Papers, Initiatives & Updates
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    2011/5 (October/November)
  • High Content Screening of Zebrafish Greatly Speeds Up Nanoparticle Hazard Assessment
  • Personal Nanoparticle Respiratory Deposition Sampler Streamlines Exposure Assessment
  • Switzerland Updates Precautionary Matrix for Synthetic Nanomaterials
  • Why Carbon Nanotubes Spell Trouble for Cells
  • Danish EPA Publishes Survey on Nanomaterials Risk
  • EU's Institute for Health and Consumer Protection Calls for Nanomaterial Definition
  • Nickel Nanoparticles May Contribute to Lung Cancer
  • Upcoming Events
  • Papers, Initiatives & Updates
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    2011/6 (Dec 2011/Jan 2012)
  • Ubiquitous Natural Nanomaterials
  • Exposure Measurement and Assessment of Nanoscale Aerosols
  • European Commission Adopts Common Nanomaterial Definition
  • Nanoparticles Used as Additives in Diesel Fuels Can Travel From Lungs to Liver
  • European Commission Requests Guidance on the Safety Assessment of Nanomaterials in Cosmetics
  • NanoCode MasterPlan for the EU-CoC for Nanotechnology
  • Literature Review on Toxicological and Health Effects Relating to 6 Nanomaterials
  • Initiation of Database of Functional Micro- and Nanostructures
  • REACH Implemantation Projects on Nanomaterials Publishes Final Reports
  • MARINA: MAnaging RIsks of NAnoparticles
  • Upcoming Events
  • Papers, Initiatives & Updates
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