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Year End Nanotechnology Developments
Posted on 19 Jan 2012 by Pepper Hamilton Sustainability Counsel

By William J. Walsh, Of Counsel, Pepper Hamilton LLP The Environmental Protection Agency's Inspector General (IG) issued a report, EPA Needs to Manage Nanomaterial Risks More Effectively , December 29, 2011 critiquing EPA's regulation of nanomaterials... Read More

Nanoparticles Impair Blood Vessel Function
Posted on 6 Apr 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted the wide range of materials and consumer products in which nanoparticles are used, and also that nanoparticles can cross the so-called blood-brain barrier. New research, using animal models, suggests that such materials may impair... Read More

Nanopollutants Harm the Functioning of Arterioles
Posted on 5 May 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted the adverse health impact of nanoparticles, and that they can cross the so-called blood-brain barrier. Now, animal tests suggest that they affect the function of arterioles, the vessels that connect arteries to capillaries (see... Read More

Year End Nanotechnology Developments
Posted on 19 Jan 2012 by Pepper Hamilton Sustainability Counsel

By William J. Walsh, Of Counsel, Pepper Hamilton LLP The Environmental Protection Agency's Inspector General (IG) issued a report, EPA Needs to Manage Nanomaterial Risks More Effectively , December 29, 2011 critiquing EPA's regulation of... Read More

Nanoparticles Impair Blood Vessel Function
Posted on 6 Apr 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted the wide range of materials and consumer products in which nanoparticles are used, and also that nanoparticles can cross the so-called blood-brain barrier. New research, using animal models, suggests that such materials may impair... Read More

Nanopollutants Harm the Functioning of Arterioles
Posted on 5 May 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted the adverse health impact of nanoparticles, and that they can cross the so-called blood-brain barrier. Now, animal tests suggest that they affect the function of arterioles, the vessels that connect arteries to capillaries (see... Read More