Publisher description for Nanoscience and nanotechnology : environmental and health impacts / edited by Vicki H. Grassian.

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This comprehensive book covers various aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology and what is known about the potential environmental and health impacts. Divided into three main sections, the book addresses the toxicity of nanomaterials, fate and transport of nanomaterials in the environment, and occupational health aspects of nanotechonology.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Nanotechnology -- Environmental aspects.
Nanotechnology -- Health aspects.
Nanostructured materials -- Environmental aspects.
Nanostructured materials -- Health aspects.
Environmental Exposure -- analysis.
Environmental Pollutants -- toxicity.
Nanotechnology -- trends.
Risk Assessment.