Nanotech review call

January 4, 2008

The Royal Society has called on the Government to do more research into the safety of nanotechnology following a Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs report updating progress on 19 research objectives in the area that were set in 2005. Responding to the report, the Royal Society said, "(By) their own admission, progress has been slow in some areas. Given the wealth of expertise in UK universities and industries, we should be further ahead, particularly in relation to ensuring the safety of manufactured nanoparticles."

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