Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > News > Controversial study points to need for more federal research

April 1st, 2004

Controversial study points to need for more federal research

As scientists and others continue to debate the significance of a recent study on the toxic effects of nanoparticles, the controversy has highlighted a growing need for federal research into the environmental and health effects of engineered nanomaterials, policy makers and others say. “What (the study) will do is heighten the interest in funding initial research on nanotoxicology so we can find out what synthetic nanostructures are safe and what structures raise environmental and human health issues,” said Tom Kalil.


Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Preparing for Nano

Searching for a nanotech self-organizing principle May 1st, 2016

Nanotechnology is changing everything from medicine to self-healing buildings: Nanotechnology is so small it's measured in billionths of metres, and it is revolutionising every aspect of our lives April 2nd, 2016

Durnham University's DEEPEN project comes to a close September 26th, 2012

Technical Seminar at ANFoS 2012 August 22nd, 2012

The latest news from around the world, FREE

  Premium Products
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More

Nanotechnology Now Featured Books


The Hunger Project