Volume 87 Issue 15 | pp. 37-39
Issue Date: April 13, 2009

Sustainable Nanotech

Workshop prioritizes research and regulatory needs for safe design, disposal of nanomaterial-containing products
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Sustainability
News Channels: Nano SCENE

LITTLE IS KNOWN about what happens to nanoparticles when they end up in landfills or in wastewater treatment plants, or when they are incinerated. But as more and more consumer products made with nanotechnology hit the market, researchers are beginning to ask questions related to safe design and disposal of nanoscale materials.

These questions were at the heart of a two-day workshop in March sponsored by the International Council on Nanotechnology (ICON) at . . .

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