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The Wilson Center's new Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies will study the potential health and environmental implications of nanotechnology products. Developments from this cutting-edge science will increasingly affect our everyday lives, from medicines to consumer products to new energy sources.
According to Andrew Maynard, chief science advisor for the Wilson Center's Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, a project created in partnership with The Pew Charitable Trusts, the release of Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology: An Information Exchange with NIOSH and Strategic Plan for NIOSH Nanotechnology Research: Filling the Knowledge Gaps is a small but important step forward by the U.S. government to address the possible health implications of nanotechnology.
A new study shows Americans are excited about the prospects of nanotechnology, but concerned about its potential health and environmental effects.