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July 19th, 2005

Nano cosmetics make the headlines

Richard Jones: We need to distinguish between manufactured nanoparticles, like the zinc oxide particles mentioned as being used in some sunscreens, and self-assembled nanostructures, like nanosomes, which are the major subject of the article. Itís the manufactured nanoparticles that have given rise to the health anxieties; nanosomes are quite different.

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