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NIOSH updates its guidance 'Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology'

The updated document reiterates NIOSH's standing interim recommendation that employers take prudent measures to control occupational exposures in the manufacture and industrial use of engineered nanomaterials, as research advances for determining if such materials pose work-related health and safety risks.

Posted: Apr 3rd, 2009

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Conference: Responsible Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Following the NANOMAT Conference June 15-17, 2009, there will be a one-day international conference on June 18 devoted to ethical, legal, social and environmental aspects of nanotechnology - 'Responsible Nanoscience and Nanotechnology'.

Posted: Apr 2nd, 2009

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Researchers peer into nanowires to measure dopant properties

Scientists have provided an atomic-level view of the composition of a nanowire. By precisely measuring the amount of dopant in a nanowire, researchers can finally understand the synthesis process on a quantitative level and better predict the electronic properties of nanowire devices.

Posted: Apr 2nd, 2009

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Detecting electrosmog on the circuit board

The smaller the components in electronic circuits, the more interference-prone they are. If the components are too densely packed, they can interfere with one another. A near-field scanner can accurately detect weak fields and help to protect bank cards against fraud.

Posted: Apr 2nd, 2009

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