From Cradle-to-Grave at the Nanoscale: Expert Risk Perceptions, Decision-Analysis, and Life Cycle Regulation for Emerging Nanotechnologies

By Christian Earl Henry Beaudrie. 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 canada. February 2013.

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

Cytotoxicity tests of cellulose nanofibril-based structures

Alexandrescua, K. Syverudb, A. Gattic, G. Chinga-Carrascoba. Department of Chemical Engineering, NorwegianUniversityof Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. Paper and Fibre Research Institute,March 2013

Cellulose nanofibrils based on wood pulp fibres are most promising for biomedical applications. Bacterial cellulose has been suggested for some medical applications and is presently used as wound dressing. However, [...]

NIOSH Seeking Comments on Priorities for Nano Hazard Studies

March 2013

(NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has pioneered research on the toxicological properties and characteristics of nanoparticles.This research has involved characterizing occupationally relevant nanoparticles for predicting whether these particles pose a risk of adverse health effects and for providing guidance on controlling workplace exposure. .

Source:http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-01-18/pdf/2013-01142.pdf

Nanotechnology in Dentistry

By K. V. Prabhakara Rao,  &  J. Srinivas Kumar . KDJ – Vol. 36, No. 1 , January 2013 pp 56-59

Current trends in developing novel technology for medical and dental patient care has evolved nano particle, which has solved many critical problem where conventional materials, drugs were unsucessful. Thorough research had applied nanotechnology in various fields of dentistry to [...]

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 [...]

Nanotechnology and environment: Safety and health in exposure to nanoparticles and ceramics

By F. P. García, J. P. Méndez & A.  M. Bolarín. Autonomous University ofHidalgo State,Mexico

January 16, 2013

Full Length Research Paper

Given the absence of scientific clarity about the potential health effects of occupational exposure to nanoparticles, guidance is required for decision-making regarding their risks, hazards and controls. Identify the ethical issues that [...]

Layer-by-layer deposition of titanium dioxide nanoparticles on polymeric membranes: a Life Cycle Assessment study

By Stefano Zuin & al. © 2013 American Chemical Society February 13, 2013

In order to ensure a sustainable use of nano-activated membrane, the potential environmental impacts should be evaluated in an early stage of their development. In this study, the autors  performed a cradle to gate Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) to evaluate the [...]

Initiatives médiatiques pour baliser le développement des nanotechnologies : une enquête qualitative auprès des journalistes et des chercheurs en nanobiotechnologies

Par Philippe-Aubert Côté .Université de Montréal (Faculté de médecine) date de publication: 3 déc 2012

Le rôle des médias dans les relations entre les développeurs de nanotechnologies et le public est souvent mentionné. Certains voient dans les médias un acteur auquel les chercheurs pourraient recourir pour établir un dialogue avec le public afin d’assurer [...]

Brief Review on Nano Robots in Bio Medical Applications

By Sivasankar and Durairaj, J Adv Robot Automat 2012, 1:1

This paper guides to  the recent research on nano robots in the Bio medical applications.

Source: http://omicsgroup.org/journals/2168-9695/2168-9695-1-101.pdf

A Review on Safer Means of Nanoparticle Synthesis by Exploring the Prolific Marine Ecosystem as a New Thrust Area in Nanopharmaceutics

By M. Joycenrmala & al a  International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences,  Vol 5, Issue 1, 2013

This review focuses on the biological synthesis of nanoparticles from the huge diversified marine ecosystem, including, variety of species like bacteria, algae, fungi, yeast and sponges.

Source: http://www.ijppsjournal.com/Vol5Issue1/6166.pdf