Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

Environmental, Health and Safety Issues

eBook - 2009
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Nanotechnology - a term encompassing nanoscale science, engineering, and technology - is focused on understanding, controlling, and exploiting the unique properties of matter that can emerge at scales of one to 100 nanometers. This book addresses potential detrimental effects of nanoscale materials and devices - both real and perceived.

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A revised version of an August 2008 report by the Congressional Research Service on health and safety concerns regarding nanotechnology is followed by testimony before a US House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology, held nearly a year earlier, on Halloween 2007. The testifiers represent Environmental Defense, the American Chemistry Council, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the National Nanotechnology Coordinating Office. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York :, Nova Science Publishers, Inc.,, [2009]
Copyright Date: Ă2009
ISBN: 9781614703372
161470337X
1606927299
9781606927298
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 157 pages)
Additional Contributors: Peterson, William P. - Editor

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