Are Engineered Nanoparticles Dangerous?

We'll be tackling the risks of nanoparticles and other particles more fully when Risk Bites launches formally in November. But until then, here's a roller-coaster ride of a video on what might be important when thinking about the risks and benefits or nanoparticles - or any other particles for that matter! For more information on the Risk Bites videos, including links to further resources, check out http://riskbites.org/2012/09/03/are-engineered-nanomaterials-dangerous/ Nanoparticle, nanotechnology, engineered nanoparticle, particle, risk, safety, hazard, toxicity, exposure, characterization, size, shape, composition, chemistry, fiber, inhale, ingest, skin, dissolve, harm, benefits Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/RiskBites 

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