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« The Biggest Problem in Physics | Main | Catastrophic Seminar Gets Underway »

November 13, 2008


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Richard Jones

I agree with you that the emphasis on the short term issue of nanoparticle toxicity has tended to obscure discussions of the bigger issues that more advanced nanotechnology will throw up (though I may not necessarily agree with you about what that technology will look like!) But you should take a look at the report that prompted the Independent article, just published by the UK's Royal Commission for Environmental Pollution - http://www.rcep.org.uk/novelmaterials.htm - this actually itself makes the same point (see p53 in particular).


Hello, Mike- you might want to check out Andrew Maynard. I follow him on Twitter and his points have a similar flavor to yours. Develop long term safety standards but don't stifle innovation.



Oh, well... I should have checked with Richard Jones before I posted that...

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