Nanotechnology

Jaydee Hanson, policy director for the International Center for Technology Assessment

Weighing the pros and cons of nano ingredients

By Simon Bendle

Use of nanomaterials is now widespread in the cosmetics industry - but what are the potential risks? We asked Jaydee Hanson, policy director for the International Center for Technology Assessment and an expert on nanotechnology.

Study finds nanoparticles may damage DNA

Study finds nanoparticles may damage DNA

By Lucy Whitehouse

While previously studies have found nanoparticles have the potential to be toxic for cells, a new study by MIT and the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has now found they may also pose risks for DNA. 

New nanotechnology science journal to launch

New nanotechnology science journal to launch

By Lucy Whitehouse

Elsevier, a global provider of scientific, technical and medical information on products and solutions, has announced the launch of an open access journal, ‘Colloid and Interface Science Communications’ (COLCOM), relevant to the beauty industry.

Friends of the Earth sue FDA over nanomaterials regulation

Friends of the Earth sue FDA over nanomaterials regulation

By Michelle Yeomans

Friends of the Earth along with half a dozen other US non-governmental organizations have filed suit against the FDA for its failure to regulate nanomaterials as requested in a petition to the FDA these groups filed in 2006.

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