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U.S. Science Academy Issues Five-Year Nanomaterials Research Plan

9:37 AM MST | January 25, 2012 | Kara Sissell

The U.S. National Research Council has detailed a plan the U.S. should follow for assessing the safety of nanomaterials in anticipation of its their increased use in a wide variety of consumer and other products. “Without a coordinated research plan to help guide efforts to manage and avoid potential risks, the future of safe and sustainable nanotechnology is uncertain,” the council says in a report released today. The council is part of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS; Washington). The report presents an approach for developing research and a...

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