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Tag Archives: ACS

Slides Available from ACS Webinar on Working Safely with Nanomaterials in the Laboratory

Posted in Federal, Occupational Health and Safety Issues, United States
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has posted the slides from its May 16, 2019, webinar on working safely with nanomaterials in the laboratory.  Chuck Geraci, Associate Director for Emerging Technologies at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), moderated a panel including: Ken Kretchman, Director of Environmental Health Safety, North Carolina State University;… Continue Reading

ACS Will Hold Free Webinar on Working Safely with Nanomaterials in the Laboratory

Posted in Occupational Health and Safety Issues, Research, United States
On May 16, 2019, the American Chemical Society (ACS) will hold a webinar on working safely with nanomaterials in the laboratory.  Chuck Geraci, Associate Director for Emerging Technologies at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), will moderate a panel including: Ken Kretchman, Director of Environmental Safety, NC State University; Craig Merlic, Professor… Continue Reading

ACS Publishes Study Finding that Nanoparticles Can Travel from Lungs to Blood, Possibly Explaining Risks to Heart

Posted in Research
The American Chemical Society (ACS) announced on May 3, 2017, publication of an article entitled “Inhaled Nanoparticles Accumulate at Sites of Vascular Disease” in ACS Nano.  According to ACS, scientists have found evidence in human and animal studies that inhaled nanoparticles can travel from the lungs into the bloodstream, potentially explaining the link between air… Continue Reading

ACS Will Host Webinar on Nano-Inspired Grand Challenges

Posted in Federal, United States
On July 7, 2015, the American Chemical Society (ACS) will hold a webinar to address the White House’s recently announced Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenges for the Next Decade.  The webinar will feature ACS Nano Editor-in-Chief Paul Weiss and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s Lloyd Whitman.  The webinar is free, and registration is… Continue Reading