Posted: January 27, 2010

Review of key developments in 2009 in nanotechnology safety research

(Nanowerk News) In its first feature article of 2010, SAFENANO provides a summary of key nanoEHS developments from 2009, and considers how these are likely to shape 2010 in nano.
Authored by SAFENANO Director Rob Aitken and Editor Bryony Ross, the article provides a personalised account of news, publications and legal developments from 2009 that stood out from the crowd.
Covering scientific discoveries, regulatory and governmental developments, consumer issues, and developments in the nanotechnology community, the review forms a useful account of a very busy year for nano, together with commentary and speculation on how these key events may affect development in the field over the 12 months ahead.