Résumé : Les sciences humaines sont de plus en plus souvent convoquées pour accompagner le développement technologique afin de s’assurer que tous les enjeux éthiques, économiques, environnementaux, légaux et sociaux (e3ls) sont considérés. Cependant, que veut-on dire par « accompagner le développement technologique »? Si on veut dépasser le slogan pour considérer une praxis [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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…
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Par l’Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) Canada.
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 [...]
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 [...]