Nowadays, nanotechnology has been applied to consumer products, i.e. T-shirt with Nanosilver or Cosmetics doped with Nanoparticles. One popular question is that “Nanotechnology used has any potential risk to envelopment or to human health or not?”. Prof. Robert Schiestl from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center reported that titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles, found in everything from cosmetics and sunscreen to paint and vitamins, caused systemic genetic damage in mice. (TiO2) nanoparticles can accumulate in different organs because the body has no way to eliminate them. And because they are so small, they can go everywhere in the body, even through cells, and may interfere with sub-cellular mechanisms. In his study, mice were exposed to the TiO2 nanoparticles in their drinking water and began showing genetic damage on the fifth day. The human equivalent is about 1.6 years of exposure to the nanoparticles in a manufacturing environment......

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Comment by Chatchawal Wongchoosuk on September 15, 2010 at 12:52pm
Thank you very much for your comments.

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Comment by Preethi Appiya on August 30, 2010 at 10:50am
Tht was so nice ! Post in more articles ths way !

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Comment by Carlos Espinoza-González on August 29, 2010 at 8:10pm
Dear Chatchawal

I appreciate your post, It is very interesting information. I am one of the researchers that are interested in this topics.
We have to be very careful in the use of nanoparticles and nanomaterials. Due the irresponsability of many companies, the Carbon nanotubes and Silver nanoparticles can be declarated as pesticides.


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Comment by TINC on August 26, 2010 at 7:33am
Thanks for your post :)

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