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Green nanotech can reduce risks to poor nations

Citation:

VARMA, R. S. Green nanotech can reduce risks to poor nations. Science and Development Network, London, Uk, 2010.

Impact/Purpose:

To inform the public.

Description:

There have been major breakthroughs in nanomaterials for use in healthcare situations and some of these have already moved beyond the laboratory into the 'real world'. Now we need to pay serious attention to their potential risk to health and to the environment, both of which are still poorly understood.

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Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/ISSUE PAPER)
Product Published Date: 11/24/2010
Record Last Revised: 05/13/2011
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 234012

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY

SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTS BRANCH