Editorial: Recent advances and new challenges of occupational and environmental health of nanotechnology

Chuen-Tinn Tsai*, David Y H Pui

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Abstract

An overview of the special issue of the Journal of Nanoparticle Research on Occupational and Environmental Health of nanotechnology is presented. Papers published in this special issue show considerable progress in understanding nanoparticle toxicity, monitoring, generation, dustiness, filtration, and applications of nanoparticles. More research is needed to ensure safe handling of nanomaterials as nanotechnology continues to develop at an incredible pace.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Nanoparticle Research
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2009

Keywords

  • Environmental health
  • Exposure assessment
  • Health and safety
  • Nanoparticles
  • Nanotechnology
  • Occupational health

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