Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies: Prevention through Design

Source: Position Paper 2 Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies: Prevention through Design – Safety and health at work – EU-OSHA The EU 2020 strategic goal of sustainable growth means building a resource efficient, sustainable and competitive economy. This includes developing new Read More …

Accelerating technological change (GMT 4) — European Environment Agency

Source: Accelerating technological change (GMT 4) — European Environment Agency The pace of technological change, particularly in the fields of information, communication, nano- and bio-technologies, is unprecedented. This provides opportunities to reduce humanity’s impact on the environment and reliance on non-renewable natural Read More …

The #nanomaterials´ path is like #asbestos´ way, even in the manners

There is moment in almost any discussion about nanotechnology and safety, in which arises the recurring comparison between nanomaterials and asbestos. It is not about a mere comparison from the point of view of materials science and engineering, of course, but Read More …

Asbestos, nanotechnology and a “world without end”

As a consequence of the peculiar circumstance described in this post on asbestos published weeks ago, I am having several discussions starting with the paradoxical situation surrounding this material for a long time. Later, in a given time during the conversation, Read More …