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Nanotech Survey OECD countries are examining nanomaterials

In Health, nano on August 22, 2007 at 3:40 pm

A NEW REPORT by the 30-member-nation Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development catalogs the growing number of initiatives under way in industrialized countries to address the health and environmental safety implications of manufactured nanomaterials.
Courtesy of Delina Lyon/Rice University
Risks of nanomaterials are still largely unknown. Shown is Delina Lyon, a Rice University researcher who studies the impact of buckyball aggregates on ecosystems.

The 77-page document summarizes information on current developments provided by delegations that participated in the second meeting of OECD’s Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials, held this past April in Berlin.
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