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  • n. Any material having a structure that has been designed at the nanoscale


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  • Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) [3] have provided further advice on the definitions of the term nanomaterial and other related terms in their opinions.

    Nano Tech Wire

  • Graphene is a so-called nanomaterial that scientists believe may replace silicon in super-fast and super-small devices.

    News24 Top Stories

  • "nanomaterial" to ensure the consistency of forthcoming regulatory developments to guide, as appropriate, the effective implementation of existing regulation and to contribute to international work and dialogue on nanotechnology definitions.

    Nano Tech Wire

  • Now that graphene is everyone's favorite nanomaterial, it raises some questions: What is graphene good for, and when is it going to change our lives?

    How and Why: Graphene seems valuable for computers, batteries and other uses

  • The ability to define every atom in a nanoparticle precisely would permit full control of the properties and behavior of a nanomaterial.

    Tew's Day!

  • It's important to note that we are one of the few U. S.-based manufacturers of nanomaterial at the macro scale, unlike others that focus on CNT powder solutions such as those used in battery applications and elsewhere.

    Making Paper That Can Stop Bullets

  • Meanwhile, because of these problems, Friends of the Earth ranks nanomaterial-containing sunscreens among the worst.

    Environmental Defense Fund: Burning Questions - Are Sunscreens Containing Nanomaterials Safe?

  • To that end, a startup called Nanosys has created a nanomaterial coating that makes colors on LED backlit displays more vibrant, all while preserving the energy efficiency of normal LEDs.

    Nanoparticles Create Ultra-Vibrant LED Screens | Inhabitat

  • U.S. scientists have discovered a nanomaterial that can improve orthopedic implants and might lead to implants that can sense and report on bone growth.

    Nanomaterial May Aid Orthopedic Implants | Impact Lab

  • Panel criticizes U.S. effort on nanomaterial risksThe New York TimesIn a sweeping critique made public this week, an expert panel of the National Research Council said the federal government was not doing enough to identify potential health and environmental risks from engineered nanomaterials.

    This week in safety


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