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June 09, 2011

Zapping garden pests with nanotech? Not so fast, says the EPA.

Nanotechnology is often hailed as the greatest technological advance since the chemical revolution. Super strong bike frames? Nano can do that. Odor-free socks? Nano does it. Disappearing sun screen? Nano’s the solution. But nanotech bug killer? Slow down, says the EPA in a press release today. Continue reading →

Filed under: Agriculture, Environmental Protection Agency, epa, nano, nanomaterials, nanosilver, nanotech, nanotechnology, Oregon Field Journal, pesticides



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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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