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New Nanotechnology Consumer Products Inventory

The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars today launched The Nanotechnology Consumer Products Inventory. This is the first and only publicly accessible online inventory of nanotechnology consumer products. The inventory currently contains information on 212 manufacturer-identified nano products. This far exceeds the existing federal government-accepted estimate of approximately 80 consumer products.

Nanotechnology: A Unique Opportunity to "Get It Right"

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) and Co-Chairman Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) held a Full Committee Hearing on "Developments in Nanotechnology." Among the witnesses was Dr. J. Clarence Davies, senior advisor, the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and a senior fellow at Resources for the Future.

Managing the Effects of Nanotechnology

Former EPA Official Says New Oversight and Resources Needed for Nanotechnology

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At a January 11 session, The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars released a report by one of the country's foremost authorities on environmental research and policy, which examines the strengths and weaknesses of the current regulatory framework for nanotechnology and calls for a new approach to nanotechnology oversight.

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