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'Safe handling of nanotechnology' ten years on

In 2006, a group of scientists proposed five grand challenges to support the safe handling of nanotechnology. Ten years on, Andrew Maynard and Robert Aitken — two of the original authors — look at where we have come, and where we still need to go.

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Figure 1: Estimated numbers of academic publications related to each of the four grand challenges, as an indication of research output.


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Maynard, A., Aitken, R. 'Safe handling of nanotechnology' ten years on. Nature Nanotech 11, 998–1000 (2016).

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