Measuring Engineered Nanomaterials in the Environment: A Consortium View of How to Address the Problem

By Raymond M. David. Environmental Engineering Science. March 2013, 30(3): 97-100

The reviews of the science that follow, initiated by the ICEMN organization and led by specific ICEMN members, are an approach to use. It is presented as a guide to regulatory scientists and others who are not engaged in direct research, but have a [...]

From Cradle-To-Grave At The Nanoscale: Expert Risk Perceptions, Decision-Analysis, And Life Cycle Regulation For Emerging Nanotechnologies

By Christian Earl Henry Beaudrie .   February 2013

A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of  Doctor of philosophy in the Faculty of Graduate Studies (Resource Management and Environmental Studies) the University of British Columbia Vancouver.

This thesis investigates the challenges that nanotechnologies pose for risk regulation, and aims to [...]

The IUCLID User Manual for nanomaterials has been updated

February 28, 2013

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced on February 28, 2013, that the International Uniform Chemical Information Database (IUCLID) user manual for nanomaterials has been updated. It includes instructions on how registrants can explicitly report when a nanoform has been used in (experimental) studies. It will help registrants to prepare or update [...]

Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery

Ed. by Mathew Sebastian et al. (Advances in nanoscience and nanotechnology; v.1) Apple Academic Press, ©2013 300 p.

In this first volume, of the new series, international contributors in nanobiology, applied physics, biochemistry, and clinical pharmacology covering the promise and potential of nanomedicine as well as possible dangers…

Source:http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781466560079/

Ethical Dimensions of Bio-Nanotechnology: Present and Future Applications in Telemedicine

By Nuno Sotero Alves da Silva (Lusíada University of Lisbon  and Goncalo Jorge  Morais da Costa (ISLA Leiria, Portugal) Release Date: April, 2013. Copyright © 2013. 321 pages. This book  will illustrate the concept of bionanotechnology as a research field, acknowledge how Western and Eastern philosophical systems infer bionanotechnology medical appliances, and describe its [...]

Biotechnology and nanotechnology risk assessment: minding and managing the potential threats around us

By Steven Ripp and Theodore Henry (eds) OUP 2012 | 200pp | £95 (HB)

Nanotechnology is helping to revolutionise many technology and industry sectors… For teaching and research I often have to recommend a text that introduces risk assessment to graduate students who are familiar with the environmental fate and transport of nanoparticles and [...]

Nanotechnology in Dermatology

Nasir, Adnan; Friedman, Adam; Wang, Steven (Eds.) 2013, 2013, 291 pages

First book to address nanotechnology as it specifically relates to dermatology. Written by well-known and respected experts in the field of nanotechnology in dermatology  Addresses  role of nanotechnology in consumer skin care products and in the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases and [...]

Évaluation de l’exposition des travailleurs aux nanoparticules

Par l’Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) Canada.

octobre 2012

Pour la première fois, des résultats d’évaluation des concentrations de nanomatériaux (NM) provenant de cas réels d’exposition professionnelle sont publiés. Ils découlent d’une étude dont l’objectif principal était d’évaluer l’exposition à des NM, soit à des particules [...]

The National Science Foundation Proposal And Award Policies And Procedures Guide

October  2012 - Effective january 14,2013

This Guide is comprised of documents relating to the Foundation’s proposal and award process. It has been designed for use by both their customer community and NSF staff and  consists of two parts:  Part I, the NSF Grant Proposal Guide … Part II, the NSF Award and [...]

Human Health Hazard Assessment and Classification of Carbon Nanotubes

By Safe Work Australia October 2012

The report recommends that multi-walled carbon nanotubes should be classified as hazardous unless toxicological or other data for specific types implies otherwise.

Source:http://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/sites/SWA/AboutSafeWorkAustralia/WhatWeDo/Publications/Documents/725/Human_Health_Hazard_Assessment_and_Classification_of_Carbon_Nanotubes.pdf