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Nanoparticles and Their Size May Not Be Big Issues

October 24, 2011

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If you've ever eaten from silverware or worn copper jewelry, you've been around nanoparticles dropped into the environment, say University of Oregon scientists. Using high-powered microscopes, researchers looked at common metal products, finding that we've been exposed for years and concluding that size concerns may be overblown.Full Story

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