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Society for the Study of New and Emerging Technologies Launches New Website and Twitter Account, Will Hold Annual Meeting in October

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The Society for the Study of New and Emerging Technologies (S.NET), an international association promoting intellectual exchange and critical inquiry about the advancement of new and emerging technologies in society, has launched a new website and twitter account. S.NET represents diverse communities, disciplines, viewpoints, and methodologies in the social sciences and humanities. It also welcomes… Continue Reading

EPA Will Hold Public Meeting on Proposed Rule on Nanoscale Materials

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a notice in the May 8, 2015, Federal Register announcing a public meeting on June 11, 2015, to discuss EPA’s April 6, 2015, proposed rule concerning reporting and recordkeeping requirements for certain chemical substances when they are manufactured or processed at the nanoscale. This is a very important… Continue Reading

Pesticidal Clothing on the Way?

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An undergraduate fashion design student, a fiber science professor, and a postdoctoral researcher at Cornell University in New York have teamed up to design what may very well be the world’s first garment “that can prevent colds and flu.” According to a May 1, 2007, news release, the three collaborators produced a dress from cotton fabrics… Continue Reading

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Virtually all federal agencies are now focusing on the regulatory implications of nanotechnologies. B&C offers an experienced group of professionals with unique skills, capabilities, and strong relationships with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and Food and Drug Administration… Continue Reading