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Document ID (ISN)111250
CIS number 10-0822
ISBN(s) 978-87452-150-8 (fr); 978-87452-151-5 (en)
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Toth E., Ponce del Castillo A.M., Grégoire D.
Title Nanotechnologies: Hopes and uncertainties around a new revolution
Original title Nanotechnologies: espoirs et incertitudes autour d'une nouvelle révolution [in French]
Bibliographic information Autumn-Winter 2009, p.12-41. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Special feature on nanotechnologies, the hopes they generate, the uncertainties concerning their impact on health, and the legal and ethical issues they raise.
Descriptors (primary) nanoparticles; health hazards; legal aspects; nanotechnology
Descriptors (secondary) cosmetics; ethics; genetic effects; economic aspects
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Nanotechnology and nanoparticles