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Document ID (ISN)111489
CIS number 11-0071
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Oberle B., Jordi B., Bader P., Mühlberger de Preux C., Baumgartner H., Poldervaart P., Meuli K., Fitze U., Rey L.
Title Nanotechnologies are among us
Original title Les nanotechnologies sont là [in French]
Bibliographic information Magazine "environnement", Office fédéral de l'environnement, Mühlestrasse 2, 3063 Ittigen, Switzerland, 2010, No.3, p.3-38. Illus.
Internet access Les_nanotechnologies.pdf [in French]
Abstract Topics addressed in the collection of articles on nanotechnology: solar energy; water purification; potential environmental hazards; potential health hazards; occupational safety and health; waste management; Switzerland and international cooperation; ethical aspects of nanomedicine.
Descriptors (primary) Switzerland; nanoparticles; role of government; nanotechnology
Descriptors (secondary) drinking water purification; routes of entry; surgical treatment; disposal of harmful waste; personal protective equipment; ethics; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; research; international cooperation; photovoltaics industry; health hazards
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Nanotechnology and nanoparticles