EHP Paper of the Year, 2010

Hugh A. Tilson
June 2010
Environmental Health Perspectives;Jun2010, Vol. 118 Issue 6, pA238
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the implications of the 2006 paper "A Toxicologic Review of Quantum Dots: Toxicity Depends on Physicochemical and Environmental Factors," by Ron Hardman which won the 2010 Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) award. It states that the paper addresses a novel technology and synthesizes attention to the balance between technological advancement and its possible adverse societal effects. It notes that the problem is how to creatively and wisely use the technologies.


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