"NRC Report Calls for New Nano Safety Research Strategy"

"Despite billions of dollars spent on nanotechnology research and development over the past decade, the human and environmental safety of nanomaterials remains unclear. As a result, a new nanomaterials safety research strategy is needed, and new governmental oversight is required to ensure the essential research is carried out, according to a report released [Wednesday] by the National Research Council (NRC)."

Robert F. Service reports for Science Magazine's Science Insider blog January, 25, 2012.

Source: Science, 01/26/2012