Applicability of Risk Assessment Questioned by Danish Scientists
A study by Danish scientists points out that risk assessment might not be appropriate when it comes to endocrine disrupters and nanomaterials
Kristian Syberg and Steffen Foss Hansen from Roskilde University and the Technical Univerisity, respectively have just published a paper in Science of The Total Environment questioning the general use of environmental risk assessment to guide...
Carbon nanotubes were found in the lungs of children
In a scientific study published in EBioMedicine, carbon nanotubes were found in the lungs of children in Paris suffering from asthma (see http://www.ebiomedicine.com/article/S2352-3964%2815%2930175-4/abstract).
The study is the first to show that people are regularly exposed and the source of...
New nanofood database relies on The Nanodatabase and finds more than 300 products common food products entail nanomaterials
The Center for Food Safety (CFS) in the USA has just released a new searchable database of consumer food products that contain nanotechnology. One of the sources is The Nanodatabase.
The database contains almost 300 food products and food contact products that use “nano” spaning more than 40 different materials.
See the new database at