Nanotechnology Symposium II ? Oct. 3
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) is holding "Nanotechnology Symposium II: Potential Hazards of Nanomaterials in the Environment" Oct. 3 at California EPA, 1001 I Street, Byron Sher Auditorium, 2nd floor, Sacramento, Calif. Items on the agenda include sessions on: the chemical properties and commercial applications of carbon nanotubes; physico-chemical characterization of nanoparticles and its relation to biointeractions; potential ecotoxicity of nanoparticles released to the environment; nanomaterial human health risks and risk assessment; and the DuPont-Environmental Defense NanoRisk Framework. For more information and to register, go to the DTSC nanotechnology Web page at http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/ under Emerging Issues.