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September 12th, 2007

Tiny solution or a big problem? Scientific panel explores the nano potential for turning green

Leading scientists and academics will come together to present both sides of the issue at a panel discussion to take place on 12 September at 10 a.m. at the University of York. Sponsored by Elsevier, the event is part of the renowned annual event of the British Association for the Advancement of Science - the BA Festival of Science, 9-15 September.

Panelists, including Professor Tony Ryan, ICI Professor of Physical Chemistry and Director of the Polymer Centre at the University of Sheffield; Dr. Gareth Wakefield, nanotechnology consultant; Melanie Smallman, Director of nanotechnology activist group Small Talk, and Aleksandra Kordecka, Chemicals Campaigner at Friends of the Earth Europe, will debate the latest developments in nanotechnology and their potential for creating environmentally friendly products and processes.


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