07-Jun-2010 - A research project led by the University of Pennsylvania has discovered new information about the physical make up and mechanical properties of nano assemblies made from Janus dendrimers.
02-Mar-2010 - Health Canada has adopted a working definition for nanomaterials and announced that it may require more information about them in order to assess potential risks.
07-May-2009 - According to Professor Tilman Butz who led the NANODERM project, the answer to is no, not in healthy human skin. The project looked at the dermal penetration of titanium dioxide...
31-Mar-2009 - Nanoparticles found in sunscreens may damage the cell walls of bacteria which could leave them unviable, according to recent research.
25-Feb-2009 - Research spending on nanotechnology risks is woefully inadequate and industry participation in data gathering projects has been limited, according to the Wilson Center’s Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies.
16-Feb-2009 - Canada is poised to become the first country to demand that companies report their use of engineered nanomaterials.
13-Feb-2009 - Nanotechnology’s promise will ‘crumble to ashes’ if regulation doesn’t ensure products are safe before reaching the market, according to a Swedish MEP.
28-Jan-2009 - Toothpaste manufacturer 3M ESPE has incorporated Indiana Nanotech’s calcium phosphate technology into its latest toothpaste launch.
13-Nov-2008 - The FDA must recognise that the size of a particle may affect its behavior and call for compulsory safety testing and labelling of nanoparticles in cosmetics, according to a US...