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Nanotechnology Research Publications

A selected list of peer-reviewed manuscripts published in journals and reports produced by researchers in the Nanotechnology Research Program and EPA-funded researchers is provided below. For more information on publications and science activities, visit the Science Inventory.

Risk Assessment

Gwinn, MR and V Vallyathan. Nanotechnology: Human Safety Issues, Research Gaps and Potential Beneficial Opportunities. Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, In Press, Oxford: Elsevier, 2011.

Gwinn, MR Nanomaterials: Potential Ecological Uses and Effects. Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, In Press, Oxford: Elsevier, 2011.

MR Gwinn and L Tran. Risk Management of Nanomaterials. In press, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews - Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology, 2009.

Linkov, I.; Steevens, J.; Adlakha-Hutcheon, G.; Bennett, E.; Chappell, M.; Colvin, V.; Davis, J.M.; Davis, T.; Elder, A.; Foss Hansen, S.; Hakkinen, P.B.; Hussain, S.M.; Karkan, D.; Korenstein, R.; Lynch, I.; Metcalfe, C.; Ramadan, A.B.; Satterstrom, F.K. Emerging methods and tools for environmental risk assessment, decision-making, and policy for nanomaterials: summary of NATO Advanced Research Workshop. J. Nanoparticle Research 11: 513-527, 2009.

U.S. EPA. Nanomaterial Case Studies: Nanoscale Titanium Dioxide in Water Treatment and in Topical Sunscreen (External Review Draft). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-09/057, 2009

Shatkin, J. A.; Davis, J. M. Alternative approaches for life cycle risk assessment for nanotechnology and comprehensive environmental assessment. In: Nanotechnology, Health and Environmental Risks, J.A. Shatkin, ed., CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 113-128, 2008

Davis, J. M. How to assess the risks of nanotechnology: learning from past experience. J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 7: 402-409, 2007