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Nanotechnology Could Kill Small Farmers

In Food, nano, Nanoscale on October 13, 2008 at 8:05 pm

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Nanotechnology Boosts War On Superbugs

In Health, Microbe, nano, Nanoscale on October 13, 2008 at 8:04 pm

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As Synthetic Biology Becomes Affordable, Amateur Labs Thrive

In Synthetic Biology on October 13, 2008 at 8:02 pm

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CENARIOS on track to become global nanotechnology safety standard

In Conference, Law, nano, Nanoscale on October 13, 2008 at 8:00 pm

(Nanowerk News) In the context of the 4th NanoRegulation Conference from September 16-17 in St.Gallen (Switzerland), the globally active certification company TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH presented the CENARIOS® certification standard. The first and only nano safety standard with certificate worldwide brings transparency and safety for companies, authorities, investors and consumers.
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Nano review by Food Safety Authority of Ireland calls for adequate regulatory controls

In Food, Law, nano, Nanoscale on October 13, 2008 at 7:58 pm

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Dakar Statement on Manufactured Nanomaterials Forum VI of the Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (IFCS)

In Conference, Declaration, nano, Nanoscale on October 13, 2008 at 7:53 pm

The statement below on nanotechnology and manufactured nanomaterials was adopted last week by seventy governments, 12 intergovernmental organizations, and 39 nongovernmental organizations participating in Forum VI of the Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety (IFCS) in Dakar,Senegal.

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International Conference on the Environmental Implications and Applications of Nanotechnology

In Call For Papers, nano, Nanoscale on October 13, 2008 at 7:44 pm

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No regulatory void on nanotech, says European Commission

In Law, nano, Nanoscale, NBICS on October 13, 2008 at 7:40 pm

While knowledge gaps remain regarding the potential risks of nanotechnologies, the European Commission again expressed confidence that existing EU regulation can be applied to this emerging sector, stressing that the challenge ahead lies in their implementation.
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