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April 21st, 2010
Do nanotechnology safety efforts go far enough?
You may recall former P-I investigative reporter Andrew Schneider, now of AOL News, last month reported several articles on nanotechnology whose revelations included this eye-opener: Some Latin American packers spray US-bound produce with a wax-like coating to extend shelf-life, and some ice creams include nanotechnology to make them look richer -- yet hundreds of peer-reviewed studies show nanoparticles pose risks to human health.
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