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November 11th, 2009

'Nanoparticle' risk study centre opens in Capital

Abstract:
A research centre set up to ensure the safe use of nanomaterials which are found in everything from medicines and suntan lotion to cosmetics and food was due to be launched today.

Edinburgh Napier University's new Centre for Nano Safety has been set up to identify whether a variety of nanoparticles can enter the human body - as well as other species such as bacteria, insects and plants - and cause harm.

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scotsman.com

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