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  • n. Plural form of nanomaterial.

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  • Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) to provide advice on the essential elements of a science-based working definition of "nanomaterials" and, specifically, to identify the most appropriate metrics to define materials at nanoscale, taking into account reported size ranges and other relevant characteristics and corresponding metrics, characteristics, physico-chemical properties and thresholds.

    Nano Tech Wire

  • EBI research includes the use of engineered microscopic "nanomaterials" as catalysts in the fuel-making process, one of Alivisatos's research specialties and one of the reasons Chu named him to head LBNL's nanotech research facility, the Molecular Foundry, from 2001 to 2005.

    The Berkeley Daily Planet, The East Bay's Independent Newspaper

  • That kind of thinking hasn't yet taken hold in other areas, such as nanomaterials, Gutowski adds, where the energy costs of manufacturing are not widely known.

    Nano Tech Wire

  • New nanomaterials with high surface areas can adsorb hydrogen, but have yet to be produced on a commercial scale. via Urine: A ‘Clean’ Energy Source: Discovery News.

    2009 July 15 « Monster Scifi Show Blog

  • The nanomaterials attract water and reject salts and other particles that can clog other membranes, reducing the energy needed to push water through the membrane.

    High-Tech Cures for Water Shortages

  • Researchers have worked with implementing nanomaterials into cells before, but silicon allows for easy integration of electronics and mechanical parts.

    Silicon Chips Embedded in Human Cells Could Detect Diseases Earlier | Inhabitat

  • Ironically, a report of the National Academies just yesterday found that, "Despite extensive investment in nanotechnology and increasing commercialization over the last decade, insufficient understanding remains about the environmental, health, and safety aspects of nanomaterials."

    Jennifer Sass: NRDC Files Lawsuit Blocking Untested Nanosilver Pesticide From Clothing

  • Ultimately this should include a review of maximal limits of exposure for toxic substances, including nanomaterials, says Karima Delli, the French MEP with the Green Party who drafted the rules.

    Is nanotechnology safe in the workplace?

  • "Not all nanomaterials are going to be harmful like that," he says.

    Is nanotechnology safe in the workplace?

  • What is needed is a comprehensive means of assessing these nanomaterials.

    Is nanotechnology safe in the workplace?

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