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US FDA guidance widens ‘nanotechnology’ definition

By Fiona Barry

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced it will consider products outside the nanoscale, up to 1,000 nanometres (nm), to involve nanotechnology and so be potentially liable for “particular examination.”  

Nanotech safety bill introduced to US Senate

Nanotech safety bill introduced to US Senate

By Staff reporter

Nanotechnology safety legislation designed to address potential health and safety risks posed by the technology has been introduced to the US Senate.

Nanoxis fundraising

Nanoxis fundraising

Sweden's Nanoxis has secured a financing deal that will help it
develop nanoanalytical platforms - so-called proteinchips - for the
identification of proteins in drug discovery.


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