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Nanosafety: How to allay fears over nanomaterials

"Nature" publishes comment co-authored by JRC scientist

A comment on the usefulness of scientific benefit-risk assessments in the case of nanotechnology, co-signed by Elke Anklam (Director, JRC Institute for Health and Consumer Protection), was recently published by the science journal "Nature".

Comment on Nature: Robin Fears, Peter Gehr & Elke Anklam - Nature, 488, 281 (16 August 2012, published on-line on 15 August 2012); doi:10.1038/488281e

Photo: Nanosafety research at the JRC. Copyright EU 2011.

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The video, issued in October 2011, illustrates JRC activities in support to safety assessment of nanomaterials in consumer products.

Watch it on You Tube, JRC channel