Monthly Archives: October 2013

Business and Nanomaterials

Business and Nanomaterials The fourth pillar of Nanotechnology Safety is the Business Focus. The business aspect is the most important for the development and commercialization of nanotechnology.  The benefits of avoiding litigation provide businesses the incentive to implement the best … Continue reading

Posted in Nanotechnology

Scientific (mis)Results and (mis)Reporting

This week’s blog was going to be on “Business and Nanomaterials”.  However, there have been several publications that passed through my readings that addressed the same issue and the same person.  It goes back to a 1998 publication in the … Continue reading

Posted in Misc Ramblings, Nanotechnology Risk Management

Handling of Nanomaterials

Unfortunately, there currently is not a site or an authority that you can go to and find the proper methods for handling nanomaterials.  We don’t know the properties of the materials throughout the size ranges to be able to develop … Continue reading

Posted in Nanotechnology Risk Management, Nanotechnology Safety

Health & Environment

Building on the overview, two weeks ago, of Nano-Safety, this week’s blog will present some thoughts from the second pillar of Nano-Safety, which is the “Impact on People and the Environment.” There are various applications on nanotechnology that make products … Continue reading

Posted in Nanotechnology Health