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For many years two companies located in Bizkaia, Bilbao Chemicals (Barakaldo 1947-1987) and Nexana (Erandio 1952-1982), had been manufacturing lindane and dumping it into the environment with no control whatsoever. Today we have become aware of the need to solve the problems caused by this dumping and the difficulty in…Continue
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Toxicity studies of nanomaterials do not necessarily imply the need for separate investigations of single surface modifications, as was demonstrated by the German Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the Fraunhofer Institute for…
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A new report published by the Danish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides a comprehensive evaluation of the knowledge base regarding the dermal absorption of nanomaterials. The report is the final output of the project “Dermal absorption of…
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Particles that deliver vaccines directly to…
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The introduction of the "SimplyNano 1" experiment kit is accompanied with teacher courses that demonstrate the use of the kit. The participants of the courses are taught the phenomena of nanotechnology using easily understandable examples and experiments of the "SimplyNano 1" kit. After the course participants are able to use the experiments in the kit and can integrate them effectively in their science classes. Participants can take one experiment kit home, free-of-charge. …Continue
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Nanosilver has antimicrobial properties and is often used in consumer products for the treatment of malodor and microorganisms as well as to extend the life period of food. Were nanotechnologies and nanomaterials discussed in school, nanosilver is a very good example for demonstrating advantages and disantvantages of new technologies. The nanosilver module focuses on teacher and schoolars from vocational and high schools.…Continue
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The new nano experiment kit "SimplyNano 1" has been developed by the SimplyScience foundation together with The Innovation Society, St.Gallen. It contains teaching and learning materials, chemicals and laboratory materials for 8 exciting experiments from the world of
Participants of the training courses will become familiar with simple, practice-relevant examples and experiments of the nano kit.
All participants obtain the nano kit for free.…
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Modern sunscreens often contain nanosized mineral UV filters, e. g. titanium dioxide or zinc oxide. From an environmental perspective this is a particularly sensitive application since the nanoparticles exist unbound in these products and thus can be released into the
In order to prove the possible environmental impact by nanomaterial containing sunscreens nanospecific adapted test guidelines and routine measurinig methods are necessary.
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The recently published results of the Harris Poll show that nanotechnology awareness amongst Americans is still low. But there are surprising differences in opinion, information channel use and attitude towards the application of nanotechnologies in different areas.
The poll was conducted by Harris Interactiv - a U.S. based research organisation - amongst 2'467 adults in the United States.
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