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Nanotechnology and Human Health

1st Edition

Edited by Ineke Malsch, Claude Emond

CRC Press

376 pages

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Addressing medium- and long-term expectations for human health, this book reviews current scientific and technical developments in nanotechnology for biomedical, agrofood, and environmental applications. This collection of perspectives on the ethical, legal, and societal implications of bionanotechnology provides unique insight into contemporary te

Table of Contents

Introduction. Nanoengineering Overview. Nanomaterial Characterization and Metrology. Biomedical Nanotechnology Overview. Nanoparticles: New Medical Potential-Today and Tomorrow. Nanomaterials for Bone Reconstructive Composites. Nanotechnology and Agrifood and Water. Nanotechnologies in Agrofood and Water. Nanofoods: Environmental, Health, and Socioeconomic Risks or the Achilles' Heel of Nanotechnologies? Bionanotechnology and the Environment. Benefits of Nanotechnology for the Environment. Nanotoxicology Overview and Problems. In Vitro Study for Nanomaterials. |Toxicokinetics and Interaction of Nanoparticles with Biological Matrices. Environmental Fate and Ecotoxicology of Nanomaterials. Life Cycle Risks and Impacts of Nanotechnologies. Life Cycle Risks and Impacts of Nanotechnologies. Ethical Legal and Social Implications of Bionanotechnology. Anticipating Ethical Legal and Social Aspects of Emerging Technologies Gaps in Innovation Chain: The Case of Body Area Networks. Capability Approach to Nanotechnology for Sustainable Development. Conclusion. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
TEC027000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Nanotechnology & MEMS