Controlling the unknown

Chynoweth, Emma
January 2008
ICIS Chemical Business;1/14/2008, Vol. 273 Issue 2, p24
Trade Publication
The article reports on the regulation of nanotechnology and the challenges on preventing health risks. According to Andrew Maynard, chief science adviser of the Woodrow Wilson International Center the potential benefits of nanomaterials would not be realized unless action is taken to identify, assess and manage potential risks before serious harm is caused. Because of this, the Environmental Protection Agency launched an initiative to develop a Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program.


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